Pharmacy | Medical Center | MedStar Health

Conveniently fill your prescriptions right onsite

Our pharmacies are conveniently located onsite at many of our hospitals and at select MedStar Health facilities within the community.

For the convenience of our customers, we carry brand name and generic prescription medicines, as well as over-the-counter health products. We’re also an accredited Medicare B provider of diabetic testing supplies.

Why choose a MedStar Health pharmacy

  • Convenience

    We’re located right near many MedStar Health primary and specialty care physicians’ offices so you can pick up any prescriptions right after your visit. Or use our automated refill line to request your refills 24 hours a day.

  • Limited free home delivery

    We’ll deliver prescriptions to homes within a five-mile radius of our pharmacies.

  • Quick access to the pharmacist

    Have a question about a prescription or an over-the-counter drug? Just ask. We're never too busy to help our customers with the trusted advice they need. We’re also quickly available to your physicians for any medication questions or needs.

  • Major insurance plans accepted

    MedStar Health pharmacies accept most third-party prescription plans, including many Medicare Part D plans. We can also bill your diabetic supplies and worker's comp prescriptions.

  • Discounts for senior citizens

  • Payroll deduction available for MedStar Health employees

Other helpful services

  • Bubble packaging system

    (Available at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Health at Leisure World Boulevard)

    A safe, convenient way to receive and store prescription medications that allows patients to quickly see which medicine to take and when to refill the prescription.

  • Bedside delivery service

    Patients who are being discharged from MedStar Health hospitals can fill their discharge medications and get instructions for use before they leave the hospital.

  • Vaccine services

    Our immunization-certified pharmacists can administer vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.

  • Easy transfer of prescriptions

    Just call your local MedStar Health pharmacy or have your provider e-prescribe directly to the MedStar Health pharmacy of your choice.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get a prescription filled?

    For new prescriptions: Ask your physician to prescribe electronically (e-prescribe) to the MedStar Health pharmacy of your choice or bring a hard copy to the pharmacy to fill.

    To transfer a prescription from another pharmacy: Call the MedStar Health Pharmacy of your choice with your prescription number and your current pharmacy’s information. Our pharmacists will handle the rest.

  • Do I have to be a patient of a MedStar Health doctor to use the pharmacy?

    No, walk-ins from the community are always welcome.

  • What insurances do you accept?

    Our pharmacies accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid, Medicare D, and most commercial prescription insurance.

  • Will my co-pays be the same as they are at other pharmacies?

    Yes. Your insurance determines your co-pay, not the pharmacy. Your co-pay should be the same regardless of where you have your prescriptions filled.

  • How can I pay for my prescription?

    We accept cash, checks, credit cards, and flexible spending cards.

  • Does the pharmacy sell over-the-counter items?

    Yes, the pharmacy stocks a limited supply of non-prescription health and wellness items.

  • What other benefits and services does the pharmacy offer?

    We offer refill and pick-up reminder calls, as well as a cycle fill program to make remembering your medications easier. We also offer vaccines for diseases such as the flu, shingles, and pneumonia.