Taking your diabetes medications as prescribed is important. That’s why many UPMC for Life plans offer copays as low as $10 for covered diabetes prescriptions and new cost savings for insulin medications.
Insulin cost savings
Starting January 1, you can save money when you fill diabetic insulin medications in the Part D Coverage Gap, otherwise known as the “donut hole.” You pay the same copays in the Part D Initial Coverage and Coverage Gap donut hole stages. That means you will not pay more in the donut hole. This applies to covered insulins filled at standard, preferred, or mail-order pharmacies!
- $35 copay for 30-day supply
- $87.50 copay for 90-day supply
You’ll save hundreds of dollars each year when filling any of the following insulin medications:
Basaglar, Humulin 70/30, Humulin N, Humulin R, Humalog, Humalog Mix, Lantus, Lantus Solostar, Lyumjev, Touejo, Toujeo Solostar, Toujeo Max Solostar
Low copays for other brand-name diabetes medications
The following Tier 2 diabetes medications offer copays as low as $10 when you use one of our preferred pharmacies like Giant Eagle, Rite Aid, Sam’s Club, Walgreens, and Walmart: Glyxambi, Jardiance, Jentadueto, Jentadueto XR, Ozempic, Rybelsus, Symlin, Synjardy, Synjardy XR, Tradjenta, Trijardy XR, Trulicity, Victoza.
See the full list of insulin medications and brand-name diabetes medications.
2021 Tier 2 Copays
These copays apply to the Initial Coverage and Coverage Gap stages. Members who receive Low Income Subsidy (Extra Help paying for Part D prescriptions) will not have reduced insulin costs. This benefit does not apply to the HMO No Rx plan and some employer group plans. See your plan formulary for more information.