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Important Notice: As of October 1, 2017, the MedStar Family Choice contract to provide Medicaid services to residents in the District of Columbia has ended. Learn more >

MedStar Family Choice has approved a wide variety of prescription medications available for our physicians to prescribe. MedStar Family Choice also pays for many over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Approved drugs are listed in the sections below:

For those medications that require prior authorization, please submit a request (see link below for the form) to MedStar Family Choice. Requests must include clinical documentation that supports the medical need for the specific medication. Physicians may call MedStar Family Choice at 855-210-6203, or fax requests to 202-243-5496.

If a physician feels it medically necessary to prescribe a medication not on the formulary, the physician may submit a request (see link below for the form) to MedStar Family Choice. Requests must include clinical documentation that supports the medical need for that specific medication. Physicians may call MedStar Family Choice at 855-210-6203, or fax requests to 202-243-5496.

For additional information, please see the following links:

 

Information current as of: 10/09/17