Specialty Drug
INTERFERON Gamma-1b helps your immune system work better. In patients with chronic granulomatous disease, this medicine helps to fight infections. In children with osteoporosis, interferon gamma helps to slow the progression of the disease. Compare interferon gammas.

Actimmune Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Actimmune?

100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Actimmune co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

Donut Hole
Post-Donut Hole
Co-Pay Range
$3542 – $3965
In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
Co-Pay Range
$885 – $1309
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1594 – $1784
In the Donut Hole (also called the Coverage Gap) stage, you’ll pay more for your prescriptions. In 2016, the Donut Hole begins once you’ve spent $3,310 in one year.
Co-Pay Range
$15 – $198
In the Post-Donut Hole (also called Catastrophic Coverage) stage, Medicare will cover most of your drug costs. In 2016, this stage begins once you have spent $4,850.
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Ways to Save on Actimmune

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your Actimmune prescription.

Patient Assistance Program
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Find Your Actimmune Medicare Co-Pay

Here are average co-pays for some of the most popular Medicare plans. Be sure to add your plan to see your specific co-pay. If a price is shown in red, GoodRx has found discount prices that are lower than your Medicare co-pay.

Average Co-Pay for 12 vials (0.5ml) of Actimmune 100mcg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO) $1020
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO) $1069
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO) $988
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $1190
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $930
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $939
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $1136
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP) $914
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP) $987
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP) $911
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $931
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $1239
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $1218
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $923
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $923
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $1221
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $984
SilverScript Choice (PDP) $1266
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $932
WellCare Classic (PDP) $965
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Actimmune Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of Actimmune that may include:

Prior Authorization

Most Medicare plans will require you to obtain their authorization before they will provide coverage for this prescription. You’ll need to contact your plan and they may require you to have your doctor fill out paperwork indicating why you need this prescription. If you do not receive authorization or don’t want to go through this process, you may want to consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

What drug tier is Actimmune typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Actimmune in Tier 5 of their formulary. Tier 5 drugs are usually non-preferred brand-name drugs. Tier 5 drugs cost more than Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 drugs.

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