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Over-the-Counter (OTC) Benefits

Your Over-the-Counter (OTC) Card

As a member of VNSNY CHOICE Total (HMO D-SNP), you can get up to $100 a month of over-the-counter (OTC) products like antacids, first aid supplies, allergy and cold medications, vitamins, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and many others, at no out-of-pocket cost to you. For a complete list of approved OTC items, check our OTC Catalog for the 2020 Total plan and OTC and Grocery Program Catalog for the Total 2021 plan or call Member Services.

Here are some common questions members ask about the OTC card and benefit. If you don’t find the answer to your question here, please call Member Services.

Coming in 2021
More money on your OTC card and more to buy with it, including a new grocery benefit!

Beginning January 1, Total members will have $132 loaded on their OTC Cards each month. You’ll be able to use it to buy groceries as well as over-the-counter medications and supplies.* Watch your mail and this website for more details.

*Eligibility for Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) required for grocery benefit.