"To add to this. I was on the Novo Flex pen and with UNHC's top tier plan I was paying $94 for a box of 5 pens. Lantus was $86 for the same. That was an average 30 day supply for me.
Now that I'm on both the CGMS and Dex I still have to buy…"
"I also get my Apidra free with the "No co-pay" offer. But when I paid for it my insurance gave me a three month supply for $40. But regarding the full retail prices described above: To get an idea of how high the U.S. at least marks…"
"I use Apidra and Lantus Solostar pens. Right now I pay no co-pay at all for the Apidra pens because of a coupon I found online. For the lantus pens I pay a $25.00 co-pay for 3 months supply which is also because of a coupon I found online. My usual…"
"Walgreens as a whole is very expensive for insulin out of pocket. Even for the R and NPH, 70/30 insulins. When I used to be on 70/30 I could get it at Wal-Mart around 25 dollars. Walgreen it was close to 60 dollars...for 70/30 that's insanity."
"I just picked up more insulin yesterday, I normally don't pay attention most of the year because after my deductible is up insurance pays for my insulin. New year, new deductible. Cost me $433.55 for 3 vials of humalog. I swear it was something…"
"I know for a box of 5 Humalog pens, IF I paid out of pocket, they would have cost around $265.00. About that much for a box of five Lantus pens too. Sorry don't really have a price for the vials but that sounds about right. All the new insulins…"
"I pay about $50 for a three month supply of Humalog vials -- not sure what that amounts to per vial.
But, OP, why are you focused on insulin? Test strips are the shocking, shocking money sink. I run ahead of my insurance sometimes, and pay $133 for…"
Welcome to TuD, Joy. I'm so glad you joined us. I have family in Santa Cruz and fly into San Jose airport a couple times a year......You'll find plenty of other like-minded folks here with skill sets and interests similar to yours. Be sure to check out all the groups and don't hesitate to dive into any discussion, old or new.....Wishing you well.....Judith in Portland
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