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Alecensa Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Alecensa?

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

How much is my Alecensa 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
$4506 – $16689
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
$4172 – $16689
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$7510 – $8011
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
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 Alecensa

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

Manufacturer Coupon
Pay as little as $25 per prescription.
Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.
Patient Assistance Program
Call to get more information on how they can financially assist you with your prescription.

Find Your Alecensa 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 240 capsules of Alecensa 150mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $6620
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $4172
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $4172
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $4388
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $5507
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $5173
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $4749
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $4283
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $7912
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $7796
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $5493
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $5507
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $4172
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $4172
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $4506
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $4172
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $5507
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $4172
TexanPlus Classic (HMO) $13893
WellCare Classic (PDP) $4251
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Alecensa Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Quantity Limits

Most Medicare plans restrict the amount of this prescription that can be purchased at one time. If you need to purchase a greater amount at one time, it may not be covered. Your options are to wait until that time period has passed before refilling, call your plan and ask for an exception, or consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

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 Alecensa typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Alecensa 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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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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