Metformin Coupon - Metformin 500mg tablet

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Metformin (Glucophage) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by type 2 diabetes. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in both brand and generic versions. Generic metformin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of metformin is around $4.00, 85% off the average retail price of $27.68. Compare biguanides.
Metformin Coupon - Metformin 500mg tablet

Metformin Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) Coverage Details

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Medicare Co-Pay Prices for Metformin

The Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan offers lower co-pay prices if you fill your prescription at preferred pharmacies. Depending on your co-pay stage you may pay more if you fill this prescription at other pharmacies.

Co-Pay Stage Preferred Pharmacy Price Non-Preferred Pharmacy Price
Deductible No deductible No deductible
Typical FREE (est) $4 (est)
Donut Hole FREE $5
Post-Donut Hole $3 $3

Can GoodRx help me save on Metformin?

Yes, there may be cases when GoodRx can help you save on metformin over your Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan.

  • Is your co-pay higher than $4.00?
    Use a GoodRx coupon to purchase your prescription.
  • Is your co-pay lower than $4.00?
    You should use your Medicare card.

Ways to Save on Metformin

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

Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save
You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.

Coverage, Restrictions & Details

Will my Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan cover metformin?

Your Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan provides coverage for metformin.

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Your Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan has some restrictions on coverage of metformin:

Quantity Limits

Your Medicare plan will cover: Maximum of 150 tablets per 30 days

If you need to purchase a greater amount at one time, it may not be covered. Your options are to wait until that time period has passed before refilling, call your plan and ask for an exception, or consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

What drug tier is metformin on my Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) plan?

Tier 6

Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) typically lists metformin in Tier 6 of their formulary. Tier 6 drugs are usually non-preferred brand-name drugs. Tier 6 drugs cost more than Tier 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 drugs.

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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They are accurate as-of October 2018 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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