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Pharmacy

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 410-933-2200, of fax requests to 410-933-2274.

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 410-933-2200, or fax requests to 410-933-2274.

There are certain categories of medications that are covered by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). Mental health medications and HIV/AIDS medications are not the responsibility of MedStar Family Choice. Please review the MDH preferred drug list for the listing of covered medications.

 For additional information, please see the following links:

Information current as of: 11/20/17