Imatinib Coupon - Imatinib 400mg tablet
Specialty Drug

Generic Gleevec

IMATINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cancer cells and stops the cancer cells from growing. It is used to treat certain leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, and other cancers. It is also used to treat specific digestive tract tumors called GISTs. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of imatinib is around $750.00, 83% off the average retail price of $4,429.83. Compare kinase inhibitors.
Imatinib Coupon - Imatinib 400mg tablet

Imatinib Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover imatinib?

97% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my imatinib 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
$15 – $9318
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
$15 – $8989
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1828 – $5405
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
$158 – $466
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 Imatinib

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

Manufacturer Coupon
Pay as little as $0 per prescription.
Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.

Find Your Imatinib 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 30 tablets of imatinib 400mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $3574
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2298
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP)Lower price available $2330
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $2309
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2670
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $2508
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $1172
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $1491
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP)Lower price available $2120
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $2038
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2890
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $1040
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $788
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $788
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $15
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $2093
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $2762
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $2298
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $3697
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $1130
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Imatinib Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list imatinib 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.

Does your plan have restrictions?

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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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