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Leukine Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Leukine?

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

How much is my Leukine 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
$1206 – $1420
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
$45 – $449
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$543 – $639
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
$15 – $71
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 Leukine

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

Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.
Patient Assistance Program
Save up to $2,500 on your prescription.
Patient Assistance Program
Call to get more information on how they can financially assist you with your prescription.

Find Your Leukine 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 2 vials of Leukine 250mcg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO) $346
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO) $358
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO) $334
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $399
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $311
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $316
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $385
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP) $311
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP) $336
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP) $313
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $315
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $418
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $412
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $312
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $312
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $45
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $319
SilverScript Choice (PDP) $420
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $311
WellCare Classic (PDP) $320
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Leukine Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Leukine 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). If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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