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Ferriprox Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Ferriprox?

Yes.
83% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Ferriprox 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
$22398
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
$5600 – $22398
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$7391 – $22398
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
$1120 – $22398
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 Ferriprox

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

Patient Assistance Program
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Patient Assistance Program
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Find Your Ferriprox 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 360 tablets of Ferriprox 500mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $8885
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $5600
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $5600
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $5600
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $22398
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $22398
CareMore Value Plus (HMO) $12394
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $6243
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $5736
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $5824
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $5600
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $7391
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $22398
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $22398
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $22398
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $7391
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $5600
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $7391
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $5600
TexanPlus Classic (HMO) $18647
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Ferriprox Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Ferriprox 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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