Over-the-counter (OTC) allowance and Healthy Savings program

Your plan includes a quarterly over-the-counter (OTC) allowance through Healthy Benefits Plus so you can purchase non-prescription health and wellness products. Also included with your OTC benefit is the Healthy Savings program which provides weekly discounts on qualifying healthy food items. 

Getting started

You'll receive your Healthy Benefits Plus OTC card and welcome packet in the mail. Your OTC card will be loaded with your first quarter's allowance. To get started you'll need to activate your card by calling 833.832.7306 (TTY 711) or activate online. Remember, your balance will not roll over and funds expire at the end of each calendar quarter on Mar. 31, Jun. 30, Sept. 30 and Dec. 31.

For easy access to your benefits, download the free Healthy Benefits Plus app by visiting the Apple App Store or Google Play and register your card and email to start receiving weekly notifications of promotions.

Shopping with your OTC allowance

There are three convenient ways to shop using your OTC benefit:

  1. Online
    Go to Healthy Benefits Plus to shop products. Choose the gift card option and enter your 17-digit card number and 4-digit security code found on your OTC card at check out. Or, shop online in the Healthy Benefits Plus app.
  2. In store
    Go to the store finder to find a participating store near you. Visit the participating store to purchase the items you need and scan your card or app at checkout. You can use the Healthy Benefits Plus mobile app at the store to scan an item to check if it qualifies.
  3. By phone
    Look up the products you want to order in your product catalog or online and call Healthy Benefits Plus at 833.862.8434 (TTY 711) to have an order delivered to your home. When you call, you’ll need to provide each item’s name and item ID and your 17-digit card number and 4-digit security code found on the back of your OTC card.

All online and phone orders over $35 may qualify for no cost, two-day shipping or in-store pick up.

Healthy Savings program

As part of your OTC benefit, you also have access to the Healthy Savings program. Save up to $50 each week in-store at Walmart and other participating locations on healthier food options such as

  • Fresh produce
  • Lean meats
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Beans and more

Getting started

Go to Healthy Benefits Plus to sign up for weekly emails that promote specific discounts ranging from $50 to $100 on pre-qualified food items.

Shopping with your Healthy Savings program

You must shop in-store to receive the Healthy Savings program benefit. To view the full list of weekly discounts, go to Healthy Benefits Plus and click on the Food Savings benefit box to see your qualified offers. You may also call Healthy Benefits Plus customer service at 833.862.8434 (TTY 711) to hear a list of the select offers each week.

Once you are in a store, simply select the qualified offers that are discounted on the program and go to checkout. Then, have the store clerk scan the barcode printed on the back of your card for immediate savings on all of the promoted items you purchased.