Approved Use

Repatha® is an injectable prescription medicine used:

  • in adults with cardiovascular disease to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain types of heart surgery. READ MORE
  • along with diet alone or together with other cholesterol-lowering medicines in adults with high blood cholesterol levels called primary hyperlipidemia (including a type of high cholesterol called heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol.

Paying for Repatha®

The majority of commercial and Medicare plans cover Repatha®. Repatha® is available at a 60% reduced list price of $450 per month (the original list price* is $1,117.15 per month). Most patients do not pay the list price. Your actual cost will vary. See below for additional details based on your insurance situation or contact one of our RepathaReady® insurance counselors at 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842). We are here to help.

OPTIONS FOR INSURANCE SITUATIONS

Which best describes your insurance situation?

  • I have commercial or private insurance (e.g. self-purchased or through an employer)

    Examples of commercial insurance include PPO, HMO or COBRA through your or your spouse's employer, or a private insurance carrier. What you pay for Repatha® will vary depending on your insurance plan.

    In October 2018, Amgen made Repatha available at a 60% lower list price.

    For patients with insurance that covers the lower list price: 80% of prescriptions, including those where the Repatha® Copay Card was used, cost $5 or less per month and the remaining prescriptions cost an average of $87 per month.

    For patients with insurance that covers the original list price: 71% of prescriptions, including those where the Repatha® Copay Card was used, cost $5 or less per month and the remaining prescriptions cost an average of $130 per month.

    Repatha® Copay Card

    With the Repatha® Copay Card, eligible commercially insured patients pay no more than $5 per month.

    Click here to learn more about the Repatha® Copay Card.

    Eligibility Requirements for Repatha® Copay Card: Open to patients with commercial prescription insurance and who are not enrolled in any government-funded program that pays for prescription drugs. This program is not open to uninsured patients or patients enrolled in any federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, the Retiree Drug Subsidy Program, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD) or TRICARE®, or where prohibited by law. Cash Discount Cards and other non-insurance plans are not valid as primary under this offer.

    If at any time a patient becomes enrolled under any such federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program, he/she will no longer be able to use this card and must call 1-844-REPATHA to stop participation. Restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change or discontinuation without notice. This is not health insurance. Patients under 18 years of age are not eligible for this program.

  • I have Medicare Part D prescription coverage

    In October 2018, Amgen made Repatha® available at a 60% lower list price.

    For patients with insurance that covers the lower list price: 48% of prescriptions cost $50 or less per month and the remaining prescriptions cost an average of $154 per month.*

    For patients with insurance that covers the original list price: 60% of prescriptions cost $50 or less per month and the remaining prescriptions cost an average of $218 per month.*

    If you have Medicare Part D coverage and are eligible for Part D Low Income Subsidy, you can expect to pay between $3.40-$8.50 per month.

    If you are unsure whether you qualify for Extra Help and would like more information, please visit https://www.ssa.gov/benefits
    /medicare/prescriptionhelp/.

    If you don’t qualify for Low Income Subsidy, your out-of-pocket costs will vary, depending on which phase of the Part D benefit you are currently in. It is important to talk with your pharmacist for options. You can also call 1-844-REPATHA and speak with a financial counselor for additional information.

    Your out-of-pocket costs can vary throughout the year depending on which phase of the Part D benefit you are currently in. Medicare Part D drug coverage is divided into four phases, each with a different cost sharing amount. Those phases are 1) Deductible, 2) Initial coverage, 3) Coverage gap, 4) Catastrophic.

  • I have Medicaid coverage

    For most people on Medicaid, prescription drugs like Repatha® range from $4-$9 per month. Some states offer even lower copays or eliminate the copay requirement altogether.

    To find out if you qualify for Medicaid, or for more information about copayments in your state, please visit: https://www.medicaid.gov/state-overviews/index.html.

  • I don't have insurance or Repatha® is not covered by my insurance plan

    If you do not have prescription drug coverage or cannot afford medication, you may be able to receive Amgen medications at no cost from the Amgen Safety Net Foundation.

Source: National Data Provider, data as of 07/04/2019; New + Refill Fulfilled Claims Only; Life cycle and claim cycle claims are included; Channel: Commercial & Medicare Part D; 0 to 30 days of supply; For original list price (OLP) NDCs, Time period used is 01/01/2018 to 12/31/2018 and claims with patient pay final greater than $1,117 are excluded; For lower list price (LLP) NDCs, Time period used is 10/25/2018 to 05/23/2019 and claims with patient pay final greater than $450 are excluded.

Repatha® Copay Card

With the Repatha® Copay Card, you could lower your out-of-pocket costs and pay no more than $5* per month if you’re eligible. If you already have a copay card, don’t forget to renew it every twelve months so you can continue paying the same out-of-pocket costs per month.

*Applies to deductible, coinsurance, and copay for Repatha®, subject to plan design and Eligibility RequirementsEligibility Requirements for Repatha® Copay Card: Open to patients with commercial prescription insurance and who are not enrolled in any government-funded program that pays for prescription drugs. This program is not open to uninsured patients or patients enrolled in any federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, the Retiree Drug Subsidy Program, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD) or TRICARE®, or where prohibited by law. Cash Discount Cards and other noninsurance plans are not valid as primary under this offer.

If at any time a patient becomes enrolled under any such federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program, he/she will no longer be able to use this card and you must call 1-844-REPATHA to stop participation. Restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change or discontinuation without notice. This is not health insurance. Patients under 18 years of age are not eligible for this program.
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Insurance Assistance

Our RepathaReady® insurance counselors are well versed in all types of insurance and can help you navigate costs and coverage for Repatha®.

RepathaReady® insurance counselors are available by calling 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842) Monday – Friday, 9AM – 9PM ET.

Common questions about financial assistance

  • What is a copay card and how often can I use it?

    If you have commercial or private prescription insurance through your employer, your spouse’s employer, or through a private insurance carrier, the Repatha® Copay Card reduces your out-of-pocket costs for Repatha® if you’re eligible. These costs include copayments, co-insurance, and prescription deductibles, subject to plan design. Eligible commercially insured adults pay no more than $5 per month with the Repatha® Copay Card. You are not eligible if you are enrolled in any government-funded healthcare program, such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, Medicare Part D, the Retiree Drug Subsidy program, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, or TRICARE®.

    Once your copay card has been activated, you can use the card every time you fill your Repatha® prescription, up to an annual maximum amount of $5,500. The card must be renewed annually either by clicking here or by calling 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842).

  • How do I obtain a Repatha® Copay Card and how do I activate my copay card?

    If you are currently on Repatha®, you can enroll in the RepathaReady® program to sign up for and activate your card if you’re eligible. You can do this by visiting Repatha.com or by calling one of our insurance counselors at 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842).

  • My insurance is changing. Will my Repatha® still be covered?

    Insurance plans are different from one another, which could mean changes to how you receive your Repatha® prescription and how much you pay. Insurance counselors at RepathaReady® can assist with confirming policy details and any changes in requirements associated with Repatha® within your plan. Please contact 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842) for more information.

    Medicare patients can also visit Medicare.gov for more information on Medicare plans and other potential options.

  • Is there any financial support or assistance I can obtain to help me with my out-of-pocket costs? Where do I obtain information about financial assistance for Repatha®?

    If you have commercial or private insurance through your employer, your spouse’s employer, or through a private insurance carrier, you may be eligible for the Repatha® Copay Card. Eligible commercially insured adults pay no more than $5 per month with the Repatha® Copay Card. You can enroll in the RepathaReady® program by visiting Repatha.com or by contacting a RepathaReady® insurance counselor at 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842).

    For adults with Medicare or Medicaid, if you’re enrolled in Medicare Extra Help or Low Income Subsidy (LIS), you’ll pay no more than $8.50 per Repatha® prescription. For more information about Medicare Extra Help, or to enroll if you’re eligible, you can visit Medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE.

    If you don’t have insurance, RepathaReady® insurance counselors at 1-844-REPATHA (1-844-737-2842) can help you with other potential financial assistance options.

  • How do I get the lower list price Repatha® option?

    If you are already taking Repatha®, speak to your pharmacy to learn more. Repatha® is now available at a lower list price, but it will be up to individual health plans as to how and when they begin covering the drug at the lower list price. If you are not taking Repatha®, talk to your doctor to see if it might be right for you.

Eligibility Requirements for Repatha® Copay Card: Open to patients with commercial prescription insurance and who are not enrolled in any government-funded program that pays for prescription drugs. This program is not open to uninsured patients or patients enrolled in any federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, the Retiree Drug Subsidy Program, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD) or TRICARE®, or where prohibited by law. Cash Discount Cards and other noninsurance plans are not valid as primary under this offer.

If at any time a patient becomes enrolled under any such federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program, he/she will no longer be able to use this card and you must call 1-844-REPATHA to stop participation. Restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change or discontinuation without notice. This is not health insurance. Patients under 18 years of age are not eligible for this program.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Repatha® if you are allergic to evolocumab or to any of the ingredients in Repatha®.

Before you start using Repatha®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are allergic to rubber or latex, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. The needle covers on the single-use prefilled syringes and the inside of the needle caps on the single-use prefilled SureClick® autoinjectors contain dry natural rubber. The single-use Pushtronex® system (on-body infusor with prefilled cartridge) is not made with natural rubber latex.

Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements you take.

What are the possible side effects of Repatha®?

Repatha® can cause serious side effects including, serious allergic reactions. Stop taking Repatha® and call your healthcare provider or seek emergency help right away if you have any of these symptoms: trouble breathing or swallowing, raised bumps (hives), rash or itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat or arms.

The most common side effects of Repatha® include: runny nose, sore throat, symptoms of the common cold, flu or flu-like symptoms, back pain, high blood sugar levels (diabetes), and redness, pain, or bruising at the injection site.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of Repatha®. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see full Prescribing Information.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Repatha® if you are allergic to evolocumab or to any of the ingredients in Repatha®.

Before you start using Repatha®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are allergic to rubber or latex, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. The needle covers on the single-use prefilled syringes and the inside of the needle caps on the single-use prefilled SureClick® autoinjectors contain dry natural rubber. The single-use Pushtronex® system (on-body infusor with prefilled cartridge) is not made with natural rubber latex.

Tell your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements you take.

What are the possible side effects of Repatha®?

Repatha® can cause serious side effects including, serious allergic reactions. Stop taking Repatha® and call your healthcare provider or seek emergency help right away if you have any of these symptoms: trouble breathing or swallowing, raised bumps (hives), rash or itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat or arms.

The most common side effects of Repatha® include: runny nose, sore throat, symptoms of the common cold, flu or flu-like symptoms, back pain, high blood sugar levels (diabetes), and redness, pain, or bruising at the injection site.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of Repatha®. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see full Prescribing Information.

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