Drug Information

Formulary (List of Covered Drugs)

A formulary is a list of drugs covered by our health plan. South Country Health Alliance will generally cover the drugs listed in our formulary as long as the drug is medically necessary, the prescription is filled at a South Country Health Alliance network pharmacy, and other plan rules are followed. For more information on how to fill your prescriptions, please review your Member Handbook (under Member Materials to the right).

Formulary medications are FDA-approved and have been chosen for their reported medical effectiveness and value. The formulary is updated at times throughout the year, and the list of drugs may change. The law does not allow certain drugs to be covered through Medicare Part D. When a drug is not covered under Medicare Part D, in many cases it may be covered by Medical Assistance.

Click here to search our online formulary. For a printable version of our formulary, view the List of Covered Drugs under Member Materials to the right.

What if my drug is not in the formulary?

First, contact Member Services and ask if your drug is covered. If Member Services tells you that South Country Health Alliance does not cover your drug, you have two options:

  • Your doctor or pharmacy can call the PerformRx Provider Help Desk to discuss options that are covered by South Country Health Alliance. The Provider Help Desk number is on the back of your ID card.
  • You can ask South Country Health Alliance to make an exception and cover your drug. For more information on how to request an exception, go to our Part D Coverage Determination, Appeals and Exceptions page.


This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information.

South Country Health Alliance covers both brand name drugs and generic drugs. Generic drugs have the same active-ingredient formula as a brand name drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than brand name drugs and are rated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be as safe and effective as brand name drugs.

Coverage of prescription drugs and supplies listed on the drug list/formulary is subject to your benefit plan’s design and coverage provisions and may differ from that listed. Not all generic drugs are equivalent to the available brand drug. Please check with your pharmacist.

Benefits, premiums and/or copayments may change on January 1 of each year.

Eligible beneficiaries must use network pharmacies to access their prescription drug benefit, except under non-routine circumstances. Limitations, copayments and restrictions may apply.

Copays may vary based on the level of Extra Help that beneficiaries may receive. Contact your plan for further details.

AbilityCare Member Materials
2023 MaterialsLast Updated2024 Materials
Enrollment FormPDF (English)12/9/22Coming soon
Evidence of CoveragePDF10/14/22Coming soon
Annual Notice of ChangesPDF9/26/22Coming soon
Summary of BenefitsPDF10/10/22Coming soon
Pre-Enrollment ChecklistPDF10/11/22Coming soon
List of Covered Drugs (Formulary)PDF10/01/23Coming soon
Formulary UpdatesPDF10/01/23Coming soon
Provider and Pharmacy DirectoryWeb PageSee linkWeb Page
Medicare Star RatingsPDF (English)
PDF (Spanish)
10/19/22Coming soon
LIS Premium Summary ChartPDF10/12/22Coming soon
CMS Best Available Evidence CoverageWeb Page (external link)Web Page (external link)
Covered Diabetic Testing SuppliesPDF10/14/22Coming soon

H5703_5772 Accepted 8/9/21

SeniorCare Complete and AbilityCare are health plans that contract with both Medicare and the Minnesota Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid) to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Enrollment in either plan depends on contract renewal.

Last Updated on 05/22/2023 by Chris Gartner

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