COVID-19 and Medicaid

Direct Links to Resources:
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Medicaid COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Introduction: Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly
adults, and people with disabilities. Medicaid and CHIP are funded jointly by states and the
federal government, and the programs are administered by states, according to federal
requirements. Medicaid and CHIP provide comprehensive benefits to people who are
determined eligible by states. Some benefits are required and some are optional. For
information on benefits offered in your state, where to access services and how to apply for
coverage in your state, see
Read the full document below:

Alaska Medicaid and COVID-19 Information for Medicaid Providers

Introduction: In response to the national public health emergency associated with the COVID-19 virus, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is immediately taking the following steps regarding the Alaska Medicaid program.
Read the full document below:

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Guidance

Introduction: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of nursing home residents by enforcing the standards required to help each resident attain or maintain their highest level of well-being. In light of the recent spread of COVID-19, we are
providing additional guidance to nursing homes to help control and prevent the spread of the
Read the full document below:

Medication Delivery Options

Introduction: What local businesses and other groceries deliver medications directly to homes and if they do not what other options they provide.

Geneva Woods: 325-2870 YES they deliver – each day they have designated areas to
deliver to so check the weekly schedules. They are also waiving the $4.90 fee for
delivery at this time.
Carrs Wasilla: 352-1160 YES they deliver
Carrs Palmer: 761-1460 YES they deliver
Wal-Mart: 376-9783 NO delivery options unless you’re in Anchorage-Diamond store is
offering it for now.
Fred Meyer: 352-5033 (Wasilla #). NO delivery options BUT Fred Meyer in Palmer has
a convenient drive-thru available.
CVS in Target: 631-7201 YES delivery options available; call to get more information
Walgreens: 631-0300 NO delivery options
3 Bears Pharmacy (Palmer Wasilla Hwy): 746-3891 NO delivery options at this time.
Still offering limited grocery delivery services though.
3 Bears Pharmacy (KGB): 376-4500 NO delivery options
OurDoctor’s Pharmacy: 376-5700 YES delivery options
Wasilla Senior Center (376-3104) and Palmer Senior Center (745-5454) will also assist
with prescription deliveries.
Download the document below:

Other COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 General Information

COVID-19 Universal Precautions

COVID-19 Resources for Children and Families

COVID-19 Grocery Delivery Resources

COVID-19 Holistic Health Resources

COVID-19 and Medicare

COVID-19 Mental/Behavioral Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Seniors & Individuals with Complex Medical Conditions

COVID-19 and Utilities

COVID-19 VA Resources