CVS Over-the-Counter Product Coverage 2020

Did you know your plan covers some over-the-counter (OTC) purchases?

What: Members receive a quarterly amount to purchase from over 150 CVS-brand, over-the-counter products, including:

  • Smoking Cessation: Nicotine replacement patches
  • Oral Health: Toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss
  • Pain Relief: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen
  • Allergy: Allergy relief tablets
  • Cold Remedies: Cough drops, daytime/nighttime cold medicine
  • Digestive Health: Heartburn relief tablets, daily fiber
  • First Aid: Bandages
  • Incontinence: Bladder control products

How Much:

  • $50 per quarter: Prime (HMO-POS), Flex (RPPO), Value Plus (HMO), Select (LPPO), and FOCUS DC (HMO SNP)
  • $180 per quarter: Value (HMO) 

How to use this benefit: Each quarter, you can make qualifying purchases in person at several Maine CVS stores, by phone, or online. Multiple transactions may be made throughout the quarter until the quarterly maximum amount is reached. Unused benefit amounts do not carry over to the next quarter. All items must be for the member’s use only.

Eligible Items:
To view a list of items eligible for purchase in 2020, CLICK HERE.

Online/Phone Purchasing:  To search for and purchase eligible products, click the link below. 
NOTE: For Prime, Select, Value Plus, Flex, and Focus DC plan members, total may not exceed $50 per quarter.
For Value plan members, total may not exceed $180 per quarter.
Unused amounts do not roll over into the next quarter/year. 

Over the Counter Search and Purchase

In-Store Purchasing: To find participating CVS stores, CLICK HERE. Select eligible items and present your Generations Advantage member ID card to the cashier.
NOTE: Members are responsible for the balances of qualifying OTC purchases that exceed the quarterly amount. 

FAQs: Read these Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the CVS OTC benefit.

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