Adapalene Coupon - Adapalene 45g of 0.1% tube of gel

Generic Differin

Adapalene (Differin) is an expensive drug used to treat mild to moderate acne. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic adapalene is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Over-the-counter Differin Gel is now available without a prescription. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of adapalene is around $57.90, 62% off the average retail price of $155.01. Compare retinoids.
Adapalene Coupon - Adapalene 45g of 0.1% tube of gel

Adapalene Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover adapalene?

60% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my adapalene 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
$10 – $189
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
$10 – $189
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$25 – $189
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
$3 – $189
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 Adapalene

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

Non-Prescription Version Available
Adapalene is also available without a prescription as Differin Gel, and may be less expensive.
Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save
You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.

Find Your Adapalene 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 1 tube (45g) 0.1% of adapalene gel

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $58
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $29
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $23
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $189
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $39
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $95
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $186
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $189
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $36
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $36
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $121
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $53
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $42
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $42
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $15
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $189
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $189
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $23
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $189
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $189
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Adapalene Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of adapalene 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 health care provider 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 adapalene typically on?

Tier 1

Medicare plans typically list adapalene in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics. You’ll pay a low co-pay.

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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They are accurate as-of July 2018 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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