With Pharmacy Partners, Medavie Blue Cross has negotiated special pricing and services that will add new value to your benefits. We are proud to offer this advantage for all our benefit plan members.
Services can include:
- Access to Managing Chronic Disease services
- Therapeutic substitution
- Health monitoring
- Dietitian consultations
- Formulary optimization
- Mail order for out of network prescriptions
Additional member benefits:
- AIR MILES® on purchases (at participating partner pharmacies†)
- Special offer on a new Costco Membership
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Pharmacy Partner Preferred Network?
We want to help you save money, add value to your benefit plan and offer additional benefits and services to help you improve your health and quality of life.
Pharmacy Partner locations offer prescription drug savings, wellness and health education programs, and medication reviews, which are key to improving your health.
What's in it for me?
You can save on prescriptions by choosing to have your prescription filled at a participating pharmacy. This savings applies every time you fill or renew a prescription. You will also have access to enhanced services that you should be sure to ask your pharmacist about.
How do I join?
There is no need to sign up. Simply present your Medavie Blue Cross ID card at any participating pharmacy and start saving.
Where do I find a network pharmacy?
- View the list below
- You can use the Medavie mobile app to search for the closest pharmacy to your current location
- You can also use mail order services from anywhere in Canada (excluding Quebec)
How do I sign up for the Lawtons partner discount card?
As a member of the Pharmacy Partner network, you will automatically receive your Lawtons partner discount card by mail.
How can I get a replacement card?
You can visit https://services.lawtons.ca/medaviepartner to request a new card if yours is lost or stolen.
Which prescription drugs are covered by this program?
All drugs that are covered under your plan are eligible. Check our mobile app—it’s an easy way to find out what’s eligible for coverage or what may require special authorization.
Can I fill my prescriptions at a pharmacy not included in the network?
Yes, you can, but prescription costs, including dispensing fees, may be higher at non-participating pharmacies.
Pharmacy Partner locations are also aware of the additional benefits that are part of your plan, which can help improve health outcomes. We encourage you to take advantage of the range of services and savings available to you by having your prescription filled at a Pharmacy Partner location.
Will there be any additional cost to me for using a Pharmacy Partner location?
No, there is no charge to use Pharmacy Partner locations—in fact, it saves you money by offering you a reduced co-pay when you pay for prescriptions, compared to other pharmacies.
Are there participating pharmacies in Quebec?
No, there are restrictions on having these agreements in Quebec.
What is mail order and how do I sign up?
Through the mail order program, you can have your medications sent directly to your home. Mail order is an ideal option for members who are taking maintenance medications such as those for cholesterol, gastrointestinal conditions, depression, blood pressure and others.
To sign up, visit sobeyspharmacybymail.ca and click ‘Register Now’ then follow the instructions to order your prescriptions online. If you wish to speak with a Sobeys Pharmacy By Mail representative directly to set up your account by phone, you can call toll free at 1-866-657-MEDS (6337).
To sign up for the Costco mail order program, visit costcopharmacy.ca, select the New Prescriptions link and follow the step-by-step instructions to get registered. To contact a customer service representative with general questions about the Costco website, placing an order, prescription pricing, prescription insurance, pharmacy site navigation, or shipping, e-mail email@example.com, or call 1-855-622-5656.
What are the benefits of shopping at Sobeys-affiliated pharmacies?
Sobeys Pharmacy, Lawtons Drugs, Pharmacy at Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland and FreshCo are all part of the Sobeys National Pharmacy group.
Together they offer programs and services designed to assist you in achieving your health and wellness goals and to feel better. Pharmacy staff have been provided education and training to support this goal and are eager to answer your questions and provide recommendations.
Sobeys affiliated pharmacies know the importance of convenience, which is why they offer online refills and Autofill options allowing prescriptions to be filled and picked up without even having to make a call. They also offer “Pill Pack Plus”, a medication packaging system, medication flavouring and more.
How do I earn AIR MILES® Reward Miles?
What are the benefits of shopping at Costco?
Costco is a low-cost pharmacy option and while you don’t need to have a Costco membership to access the pharmacy services, new members are being offered a $10 discount off their first annual fee.
Costco offers a national network of 86 conveniently located pharmacies at its warehouses. These full service pharmacies operate with an emphasis on providing value and a positive patient experience, which includes computerized patient profiles and health brochures.
No sign up required! Simply present your Medavie Blue Cross member card at a Pharmacy Partner near you today:
Preferred Pharmacy Network not available in Quebec.
†Where allowed by law, some conditions apply.
® Registered trademark of Price Costco International, Inc. Used under license. Pharmacies in Costco’s Quebec locations are independently owned and operated.
™Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Co., Lawton’s Drug Stores Limited, Sobeys Capital Inc. and Sobeys West Inc.