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Gleostine Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Gleostine?

Yes.
96% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Gleostine 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
$42 – $9994
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
$18 – $4981
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$94 – $5597
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
$19 – $500
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 Gleostine

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

Patient Assistance Program
Call to get more information on how they can financially assist you with your prescription.
Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.

Find Your Gleostine 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 capsule of Gleostine 40mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $455
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $428
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP)Lower price available $1093
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $140
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $3810
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $95
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $41
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $130
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $42
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $20
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $187
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $4321
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $3437
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $3436
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $42
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $115
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $160
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $394
TexanPlus Classic (HMO) $307
WellCare Classic (PDP) $167
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Gleostine Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

What drug tier is Gleostine typically on?

Tier 4

Medicare plans typically list Gleostine in Tier 4 of their formulary. Tier 4 drugs are usually non-preferred brand-name drugs. Tier 4 drugs cost more than Tier 1, 2 and 3 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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