Coordinated Care Harvest Bucks
New Benefit: fruit & vegetable prescription program (launched in 2021)
The fruit and vegetable prescription program is a new benefit offered by Coordinated Care to members who want to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in their meals, want to try new fruits and vegetables, or are experiencing food insecurity.
Coordinated Care is partnering with the Washington State Department of Health and Safeway to offer this new benefit to members.
We are the only Apple Health (Medicaid) plan in Washington to offer a food related benefit to members.
Coordinated Care Harest BucksTM prescription program, there are two ways to receive prescription vouchers:
Vouchers are prescribed to eligible members by a pilot group of participating providers. We are partnering with Sea Mar Community Health Center clinics first to distribute Coordinated Care Harvest BucksTM vouchers. Members may also receive nutrition education, recipes, social support through classes, and one-on-one visits with nutritionists, social workers, health educators, and community health workers with this program at participating providers.
Members may self-refer to request Coordinated Care Harvest BucksTM
vouchers by calling member services at 1-877-644-4613 (TTY: 711) or emailing foodRx@CoordinatedCareHealth.com. Please include name, Medicaid ID number, phone number, best day & time to call Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and address.
What is it and How to use it
- Vouchers are valued at $10 each and can be used to buy fruits and vegetables that are fresh, canned (no added sugar or salt), and frozen (no added sauces
or fried potatoes).
- Go to any Safeway store in Washington (don’t forget to enter your Safeway club
card number/phone number).
- Give your Coordinated Care Harvest BucksTM voucher to the cashier.
Call us at 1-877-644-4613 (TTY: 711) or email us at
foodRx@CoordinatedCareHealth.com for more information,
to refer a member to the Coordinated Care Harvest BucksTM
program, or if you have questions.