Dichlorphenamide
Specialty Drug

Keveyis

DICHLORPHENAMIDE is used to treat certain types of periodic paralysis (muscle weakness). Compare carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.

Dichlorphenamide Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Keveyis?

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

How much is my Keveyis 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
$4133 – $5016
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
$1033 – $5016
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1860 – $5016
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 – $5016
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 Dichlorphenamide

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

Find Your Dichlorphenamide 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 30 tablets of Keveyis 50mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO)Lower price available $5016
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO)Lower price available $5016
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO)Lower price available $5016
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $5016
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $5016
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP)Lower price available $5016
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP) $1033
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $5016
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $1444
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $5016
SilverScript Choice (PDP)Lower price available $5016
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $5016
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $5016
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Dichlorphenamide Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Keveyis 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). If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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