Methylphenidate CD Coupon - Methylphenidate CD 10mg capsule

Generic Metadate CD

Methylphenidate CD (Metadate CD) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This drug is less popular than comparable alternatives. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of methylphenidate CD is around $59.69, 68% off the average retail price of $192.23. Compare central nervous system stimulants.
Methylphenidate CD Coupon - Methylphenidate CD 10mg capsule

Methylphenidate CD Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover methylphenidate CD?

49% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug, so it's pretty much a toss-up.

How much is my methylphenidate CD 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 – $131
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 – $102
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$24 – $102
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
$3 – $102
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 Methylphenidate CD

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

Lower Cost Alternative
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Find Your Methylphenidate CD 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 capsules of methylphenidate CD 10mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $102
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $102
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP)Lower price available $102
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $102
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $102
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $102
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $102
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $102
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $42
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $20
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $59
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $102
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $102
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $102
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $15
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $102
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $102
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $102
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $102
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $102
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Methylphenidate CD Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of methylphenidate CD 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.

What drug tier is methylphenidate CD typically on?

Tier 1

Medicare plans typically list methylphenidate CD in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics. You’ll pay a low co-pay.

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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