Over the Counter Wellness Card

UPMC for Life Dual members receive a $500 yearly allowance for covered over-the-counter wellness items. Each quarter, members receive $125. This allowance rolls over each quarter, but must be used in full by the end of the calendar year. Members will be mailed a wellness card that can be used at the following participating pharmacies and retail stores:

Alitons Management Company Inc.
Dollar General
Family Dollar
Gateway Pharmacy of Phoenixville
Hazle Drugs
Luxbury Ventures LLC
Reading Pharmacy LLC
Rite Aid
And more!

Download the OTC Network mobile app today to find participating stores, view your card balance, and see what items are covered!

To download the OTC Network mobile app, simply follow the below steps:

  • Go to Google Play or the iTunes App Store.
  • Search for “OTC Network”.
  • Select “Install” or “Get”. The OTC Network mobile app will begin downloading.
  • Go to your home screen and open the app. You will need to enter your wellness card number from the front of the card and click “Add My Card”.
  • After logging in, you will be able to view your card balance, find participating stores, see what items are covered, and more!

Covered items

Below is a small list of covered items that you can buy with your over-the-counter wellness card. Use your over-the-counter wellness card at participating stores to buy these items. You do not need a prescription to buy these products. Certain brands may not be available at all locations. This list may vary from month to month.

Allergy and sinus medications
Anti-fungal treatments
Antibiotic creams
Anti-itch treatments
Cold and flu medicine
Cough medicine
Dental and oral care products
Denture care
Diabetes accessories
Ear care
Eye and contact lens care
First aid items
Foot treatment items
Hemorrhoid Preparations
Incontinence items
Motion sickness medicines
Orthopedic and compression supports
Pain relievers
Respiratory treatments
Sleep aids
Smoking deterrents
Stomach remedies
Sun protection
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
Weight control aids

For a larger list of covered over-the-counter wellness items, click here.

To review a complete list of covered items or participating stores, you can log in to your OTC Network member website at www.myotccard.com, or download the OTC Network mobile app. You can also call your Health Care Concierge team toll-free at 1-800-606-8648. TTY users should call 711.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-844-575-8241 (TTY: 711) for more information.

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO, HMO SNP, and PPO plans. The HMO SNP plan has a contract with the PA State Medical Assistance program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc., UPMC Health Network Inc., UPMC Health Benefits Inc., and UPMC for You Inc.

We are available to take your call:
Toll-free: 1-844-575-8241
TTY: 711
seven days a week 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.*

*Our hours of operation change twice a year.

Oct. 1 – Mar. 31:
seven days a week 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Apr. 1 – Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m


Last Updated: 10/01/2018
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