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How much does your insulin cost?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeska Jul 10, 2011. 2 Replies

How much does your insulin cost?

Started this discussion. Last reply by A. Barney Dec 20, 2013. 54 Replies

 

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A. Barney replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"When I was without a job/income. My doctor put me on Apidra because they offered a benefits card which with my insurance I pay $0.00 for a 3 month supply. And I continue to get benefit cards from Apidra every year. SO I have paid a grand total of…"
Dec 20, 2013
A. Barney replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"I too am a believer that T1 Livabetics should recieve assistance no matter income or social class. IIt is not the fault of the patient that the were blessed with this disease and there is nothing the patient can do to resolve the issue. We are in…"
Dec 20, 2013
dave replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"currently on apidra no co-pay started in june 37.00$ a vial now at 52.00 a vial. program for me expies end of feb. still have 7.50 vials to purchase out of 20 i am on a insulin pump. hopeing to still purchase insulin through program at the discont…"
Dec 20, 2013
wallskev replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"I use Novalog 100u and pay $31 for 8 Vials ( 90 day supply)"
Dec 15, 2013
Jessica_Strickland replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"I normally get my insulin through my insurance's mail order company. So my insulin normally comes in a 90 day supply and I normally pay $100.00 for 10 vials of Humalog Insulin"
Dec 15, 2013
Charles Fonseca left a comment for Joy Pape
"joy under obama care now its going to be affordable to all but currently with my insurance its 25 but the retail is expensive"
Dec 7, 2013
meee replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"I pay $20 copay for a 90 day supply of my insulin the amount depends on what my doc rxs but the copay is always the same! So I could get 1/2 the amount or lower and still pay the same price, pretty dumb. Fortunately I have insurance. I am stocking…"
Dec 7, 2013
Nyadach replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"This is nuts! Crazy frankly, feel so sorry for you all :("
Dec 7, 2013
Rob replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"245.00 for levamir flex pen and that is for a 20 day supply. Five pens only last me for 20 days"
Jan 10, 2013
Black Llama replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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…"
Jan 9, 2013
Zoe replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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…"
Jan 9, 2013
Clare replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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…"
Jan 9, 2013
christy replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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."
Jan 9, 2013
Rebecca replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"I live in MN, just picked up more insulin yesterday and it's now over $430. That's the full price while I'm paying the deductible. After the deductible I don't pay a thing the rest of the year."
Jan 9, 2013
Rebecca replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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…"
Jan 9, 2013
christy replied to Joy Pape's discussion 'How much does your insulin cost?'
"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…"
Oct 22, 2012

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At 6:55pm on December 7, 2013, Charles Fonseca said…

joy under obama care now its going to be affordable to all but currently with my insurance its 25 but the retail is expensive

At 3:00pm on May 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Bravo on being featured on the "Members" page!!
At 3:00pm on May 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Happy belated Birthday...sorry for being so tardy...but my computer played hookie for a while! :)
At 7:22pm on April 28, 2011, Doris D said…
At 11:54am on April 28, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Joy- HAPPY BIRTHDAY !! Hope you have a GR8 day !! I enjoy reading the various articles that you write for dLife.
At 10:10am on April 28, 2011, Britt said…
Happy Birthday! Fun to know we share the same day. : )
At 8:53am on April 28, 2011, Manny Hernandez said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, amiga!!!
At 3:42am on April 28, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Joy. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 1:34am on June 9, 2009, MomsL8 said…
Joy - it's nice to see you here! Hope you and your husband are really enjoying NY.
At 3:16pm on June 3, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Hi Joy,
Welcome to the TuDiabetes family! This is THE Joy Pape? So cool. I also write for dLife.

It's great to have you as a member of the community. Please help us spread the word about it. We strive to reach out to patients, to connect them with others like them, so we can learn from each other and share our stores of our lives with diabetes.

Take care,
 
 
 

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