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Glassia Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Glassia?

37% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug, so it's pretty much a toss-up.

How much is my Glassia 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
$513 – $2438
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
$128 – $2438
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$231 – $2438
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
$26 – $2438
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 Glassia

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

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Find Your Glassia 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 4 vials (50ml) of Glassia 1g

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $2438
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2438
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $2438
CareMore Value Plus (HMO)Lower price available $2438
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $2438
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $2438
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $169
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $128
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $128
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $186
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $2438
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2438
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $2438
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $2438
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Glassia Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Glassia 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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