2017 iCare Medicare Plan
Coverage Limitations

By law, certain types of drugs or categories of drugs are not covered by Medicare Drug Plans. These drugs or categories of drugs are called "exclusions" and include:

  • Nonprescription drugs, unless they are part of an approved step therapy
  • Drugs when used for anorexia, weight loss, or weight gain
  • Drugs when used to promote fertility
  • Drugs when used for cosmetic purposes or hair growth
  • Drugs when used for the symptomatic relief of cough or colds
  • Prescription vitamins and mineral products, except prenatal vitamins and fluoride preparations
  • Outpatient drugs for which the manufacturer seeks to require that associated tests or monitoring services be purchased exclusively from the manufacturer as a condition of sale
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines

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Modified: 3/29/2017


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