Anthem, Walmart Partner To Expand Seniors’ Access To OTC Medications
Beginning in January 2019, Anthem Medicare Advantage members will be able to use their insurance for over-the-counter drugs, first-aid and other such supplies.
Anthem Partners With Walmart To Provide Over-The-Counter Drugs To Seniors
Health insurer Anthem has teamed up with Walmart to expand its senior members' access to over-the-counter medications. Through a new partnership beginning in January 2019, Anthem's Medicare Advantage members will be able to use their insurance to shop for over-the-counter drugs and other items, such as first-aid supplies and support braces, at Walmart's 4,700 stores and online. Anthem serves more than 1.7 million seniors in Medicare Advantage plans. (Livingston, 8/20)
Anthem Ties-Up With Walmart For Over-The-Counter Drugs
Anthem Inc said on Monday it has partnered with Walmart Inc to launch a program in January 2019 that will allow its Medicare Advantage plan customers to purchase over-the-counter medications from the retailer’s stores and website. Anthem said the program will provide OTC drugs and health-related items, such as first aid supplies, support braces, and pain relievers at reduced costs. (Joseph, 8/20)