Forteo Coupon - Forteo 2.4ml of 20mcg/dose pen
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Forteo Coupon - Forteo 2.4ml of 20mcg/dose pen

Forteo Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Forteo?

99% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Forteo 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
$879 – $3789
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
$814 – $3789
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$94 – $3789
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
$159 – $3789
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 Forteo

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

Manufacturer Coupon
Pay as little as $4 per month.
Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.

Find Your Forteo 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 pen (2.4ml) of Forteo 20mcg/dose

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $1394
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $3789
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $828
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $911
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $1062
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $1020
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $1005
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $865
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $1543
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $3789
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $1140
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $1413
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $1124
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $1123
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $879
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $838
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $1100
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $3789
TexanPlus Classic (HMO) $2780
WellCare Classic (PDP) $850
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Forteo Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Forteo 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 October 2018 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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