Corticotropin Coupon - Corticotropin 5ml of 80 units/ml vial
Specialty Drug

H.P. Acthar

CORTICOTROPIN is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. It is used as a diagnostic aid to test the adrenal glands. It is used in children less than 2 years old to treat infantile spasms. It is also used to treat problems of the eyes, joints, lungs, nervous system, skin, thyroid, and others. Compare adrenocorticotropic hormones.
Corticotropin Coupon - Corticotropin 5ml of 80 units/ml vial

Corticotropin Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover H.P. Acthar?

32% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug, so it's pretty much a toss-up.

How much is my H.P. Acthar 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
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
$10460 – $41839
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$18828 – $41839
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 – $41839
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 Corticotropin

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your H.P. Acthar prescription.

Find Your Corticotropin 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 vial (5ml) of H.P. Acthar 80 units/ml

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO)Lower price available $41839
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO)Lower price available $41839
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO)Lower price available $41839
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $41839
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $41500
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP)Lower price available $41839
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $41839
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $13807
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $41839
SilverScript Choice (PDP)Lower price available $41839
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $10460
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $41839
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Corticotropin Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of H.P. Acthar 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 H.P. Acthar typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list H.P. Acthar 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.

Does your plan have restrictions?

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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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