MedStar Family Choice District of Columbia (MFC-DC) offers a wide variety of prescription medications on its formulary. MFC-DC also pays for many over-the-counter (OTC) medications.

For those medications that require prior authorization or for non-formulary medication requests, please submit a request (see link below for the form) to MedStar Family Choice-DC. Requests must include clinical documentation that supports the medical need for the specific medication. Physicians may call MedStar Family Choice-DC at 855-798-4244, or fax requests to 202-243-6258.

For the most up-to-date pharmaceutical recall information, please visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website at

Additional information

For additional information, please see the Provider Frequently Asked Questions.

Information current as of: