Banzel Coupon - Banzel 400mg tablet
Banzel

Rufinamide

Rufinamide (Banzel) is an expensive drug used to control seizures caused by a certain type of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Banzel may become available in 2022. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Banzel is around $2,444.51, 14% off the average retail price of $2,866.93. Compare anti-epileptics.
Banzel Coupon - Banzel 400mg tablet

Banzel Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Banzel?

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

How much is my Banzel co-pay with Medicare?

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

Deductible
Typical
Donut Hole
Post-Donut Hole
Co-Pay Range
$4701 – $5195
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
$42 – $5039
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1522 – $2338
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
$235 – $260
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 Banzel

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

Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save
You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.
Lower Cost Alternative
Less expensive drugs that work the same way may be available.

Find Your Banzel 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 120 tablets of Banzel 400mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $2310
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $1512
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $1577
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $1743
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $1578
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $1502
CareMore Value Plus (HMO)Lower price available $2727
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $1432
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $1245
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $1254
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $1206
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $2423
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $1578
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $1196
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $1195
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $42
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $1221
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $1601
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $1751
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $4005
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Banzel Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of Banzel 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 Banzel typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Banzel 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 January 2017 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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