What do you pay for epi-pens?

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 9:37am
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I need to get new Epi-pens for my daughter and have been pricing different pharmacies. Are we allowed to discuss what we pay for them? If so, I'd like to know what everyone's average cost is. I do have insurance (thank goodness), but it has a hefty co-pay.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 10:28am
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Posted in Kate B.'s thread under Living with PA, I believe the most recent price, in Canada, in Ontario, was $102.00 for an adult Epi-pen.
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Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 11:02am
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I pay absolutely nothing for ours. No co-pay either. We have amazing insurance.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 11:10am
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E-mom - I saw your post about your coverage. Do you still get receipts that show the price of your prescriptions? My insurance pays 70%, so that extra 30% still adds up when buying more than one epipen at a time!

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 11:12am
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I pay a $20.00 copay for each one. It could be worse, his Prevacid is $35.00.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 12:28pm
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We pay out-of-pocket for prescriptions. EpiPens jrs. run about $50 each for us.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 2:11pm
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Kathy
I think I remember seeing on the receipt that it would cost us $100.00 per pen (if my memory is serving me correctly) if we actually had to pay for them ourselves.
But it's my belief that they jack up the price when insurance covers them.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 2:43pm
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We pay $129 for 2 adult epi pens and $78 for one epi pen jr.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 2:49pm
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Our co-payment is $5 for 2 epi's. The insurance picks up about $70 for the both of them.

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 7:51pm
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we just put in a prescription for 25 epipens for school and to renew all of them and it wad $25!!! that is deal

Posted on: Fri, 07/30/2004 - 10:36pm
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Why do you need 25 epi-pens? Is this for 1 child?

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