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Sandostatin Lar Depot Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Sandostatin Lar Depot?

Yes.
75% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Sandostatin Lar Depot 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
$3569 – $4066
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
$892 – $4066
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1572 – $4066
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 – $4066
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 Sandostatin Lar Depot

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your Sandostatin Lar Depot prescription.

Manufacturer Coupon
Pay as little as $25 per month.
Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.

Find Your Sandostatin Lar Depot 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 1 kit of Sandostatin Lar Depot 20mg for injection

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO) $989
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO) $1038
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO) $958
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $4066
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $1121
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP) $892
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP) $964
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $1751
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $4066
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $1193
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $4066
SilverScript Choice (PDP) $1260
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $907
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $4066
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Sandostatin Lar Depot Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of Sandostatin Lar Depot 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 Sandostatin Lar Depot typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Sandostatin Lar Depot 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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