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Elaprase Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Elaprase?

66% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Elaprase 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
$887 – $3606
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
$772 – $3606
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1389 – $3606
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
$154 – $3606
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 Elaprase

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

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Find Your Elaprase 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 (3ml) of Elaprase 6mg/3ml

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $1326
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $835
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $817
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $1055
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $991
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $953
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $830
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $798
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $887
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $3606
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $3606
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $835
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $3606
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $3606
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Elaprase Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Elaprase 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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