Niaspan Coupon - Niaspan 1000mg tablet

Niacin ER

NIACIN is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. This medicine is also used to decrease triglycerides. If triglycerides are too high, you may be at risk of developing pancreatitis. This is a painful condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas and can lead to serious health problems. This medicine can also be helpful in patients who have heart disease or who have had a heart attack. Compare nicotinic acids.
Niaspan Coupon - Niaspan 1000mg tablet

Niaspan Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover niacin ER?

Yes.
95% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my niacin ER 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
$2 – $90
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
$2 – $91
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$4 – $95
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 – $36
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 Niaspan

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

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You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.

Find Your Niaspan 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 niacin ER 500mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $19
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $36
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $28
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $2
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $40
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $87
CareMore Value Plus (HMO) $18
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $12
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $24
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $7
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $3
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $5
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $22
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $36
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $17
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $15
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $30
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $34
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $36
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $87
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Niaspan Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of niacin ER 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 niacin ER typically on?

Tier 2

Medicare plans typically list niacin ER in Tier 2 of their formulary. Tier 2 means that this drug is a “non-preferred generic”. It will be expensive and there may be cheaper drugs that work in a similar fashion.

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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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