CareAdvantage Cal MediConnect Plan (Medicare-Medicaid Plan) 2022

Pharmacy Services

In general, CareAdvantage only covers prescriptions that are filled by network pharmacies. However, there are certain circumstances under which CareAdvantage will reimburse you for prescriptions filled by out-of-network pharmacies. Quantity limits and restrictions may apply.

CareAdvantage Network Pharmacies

The CareAdvantage network includes more than 200 pharmacies in San Mateo County and San Francisco. Outside of these areas, you can fill prescriptions at the following chain pharmacies:

  • Costco: 1-800-607-6861
  • CVS: 1-800-746-7287
  • Lucky: 1-800-692-5710
  • Rite Aid: 1-800-748-3243 TTY/TDD: 1-800-821-1833
  • Safeway: 1-877-723-3929
  • Target: 1-800-440-0680
  • Walgreens: 1-800-925-4733

Search for a pharmacy

Use the search form to quickly find pharmacies in the CareAdvantage network.

  •  Search by pharmacy name, health plan, location or other type of provider
  •  Click on a pharmacy name in the search results to see additional information
  •  Search results include links to interactive maps and directions
  •  Print or save the information for individual pharmacies
  •  Weekly updates ensure you get the most accurate results

Prescription Reimbursements

If you pay the full cost of a prescription, CareAdvantage will reimburse you under certain circumstances, such as when you

  • Fill a prescription in an emergency situation at a non-network pharmacy
  • Need a specialized drug that is not available at a network pharmacy
  • Need a drug that is only available, by law, at specific pharmacies

Note that HPSM will not reimburse you for your Part D prescription co-pay.

To Request Reimbursement

Send a copy of your pharmacy receipt to:

Health Plan of San Mateo
Attn: CareAdvantage Unit
801 Gateway Blvd., Suite 100
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Or email a copy of your pharmacy receipt to

CareAdvantage Cal MediConnect Plan (Medicare-Medicaid Plan) is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and Medi-Cal to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Limitations and restrictions may apply. For more information, call the CareAdvantage Unit or read the CareAdvantage 2022 Member Handbook.

Benefits and co-pays may change on January 1 of each year.

If you speak other languages other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-866-880-0606 (TTY: 1-800-735-2929 or dial 7-1-1). ( Download this statement in multiple languages.)

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Page updated October 1, 2021