Metro and Food Basics Pharmacies Preferred Provider Network

Comprehensive Benefit Solutions Limited (CBS) is pleased to partner with Metro Ontario Pharmacies Limited to offer our clients to participate in a Preferred Provider Network (PPN).  Participation in this PPN will provide your plan members with the opportunity to save on their drug benefit expenses.   Pharmacies participating in this PPN include Metro Ontario Pharmacies Limited (“The Pharmacy” in Metro stores and “Drug Basics Pharmacies” in Ontario Food Basics stores).

Metro Ontario Pharmacies Limited offers total patient focused care and is committed to serving all of your health care needs including:

  • Effortless Prescription Transfers
  • One-on-One Medication Review
  • Lung Function Assessment
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Glucose Monitor Support
  • Customized Medication Packaging
  • Medication Refill Reminder
  • Eco-Friendly Medication and Needle Disposal
  • Personalized Nutrition Information
  • Online Pharmacy Services
  • NEW Mail Order Services

Participation in this preferred provider network entitles clients to the following benefits:

  1. Prescription drug mark-up capped at 10% for all medications (brand and generic); and
  2. Caps on prescription drug dispensing fees.

Participation in this PPN could generate significant savings on prescription drug costs.

Metro Inc. will also provide one complimentary Wellness clinic (to be hosted at the plan sponsor’s place of business).We believe this arrangement will allow our clients and their plan members to reduce their costs associated with providing and participating in group drug insurance programs.

Quarterly Newsletter

As a pharmacy Preferred Provider Network (PPN) partner, Metro Ontario Pharmacies Limited is committed to helping you live a happy and healthy life.

Please find below Metro’s Quarterly Newsletters, which focus on health and wellness topics for plan members and their families:

This is a completely voluntary service—plan members of participating organizations are not required to take all of their prescriptions to Metro locations; but if they choose to do so, they may benefit from the available cost savings.  If you are interested in accessing this PPN to provide instant savings to your plan members while reducing your benefit program costs, please contact your CBS consultant for more information.

About Metro Inc.

Metro and Food Basics Pharmacies

Metro Inc. is the third largest grocery retailer in Canada with over 600 locations in Ontario and Quebec. In Ontario, Metro operates nearly 300 stores under the “Food Basics” and “Metro” banners. Metro Ontario supports 71 full service pharmacies under the names “Pharmacy” and “Drug Basics”.   Metro’s current PPN clients include colleges and universities, benefits groups, employers and Ontario organizations.