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Orfadin Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Orfadin?

Yes.
92% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Orfadin 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
$2682 – $2955
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
$671 – $2913
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$949 – $1337
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
$134 – $149
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 Orfadin

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

Find Your Orfadin 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 Orfadin 2mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $1140
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $719
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $714
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $718
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $924
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $868
CareMore Value Plus (HMO) $1576
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $804
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $704
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $729
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $701
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $948
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $885
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $671
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $671
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $964
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $739
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $980
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $719
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $2425
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Orfadin Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Orfadin 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). 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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