"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 $0.00 for a 3 month supply. And I continue to get benefit cards from Apidra every year. SO I have paid a grand total of…"
"I too am a believer that T1 Livabetics should recieve assistance no matter income or social class. IIt is not the fault of the patient that the were blessed with this disease and there is nothing the patient can do to resolve the issue. We are in…"
"currently on apidra no co-pay started in june 37.00$ 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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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