Out-of-pocket costs per Medicare Part D retail prescription by therapy area in 2018 (in U.S. dollars)*

Out of pocket costs of Medicare Part D retail prescription by drug therapy 2018 This statistic shows the out of pocket costs per Medicare Part D retail prescription as of mid-2018, by therapy area. In that year, patients had to pay an average of more than 23 U.S. dollars out of pocket for an average prescription for an asthma medication under Medicare Part D.
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Out of pocket costs per prescription in U.S. dollars
Diabetes26.9
Asthma23.27
Prostate cancer21.87
Breast cancer13.82
Cholesterol10.73
Rheumatoid arthritis9.28
Multiple Sclerosis8.68
Osteoarthritis8.64
Depression8.32
ACS8.09
Hypertension6.96
AMI6.12
Out of pocket costs per prescription in U.S. dollars
Diabetes26.9
Asthma23.27
Prostate cancer21.87
Breast cancer13.82
Cholesterol10.73
Rheumatoid arthritis9.28
Multiple Sclerosis8.68
Osteoarthritis8.64
Depression8.32
ACS8.09
Hypertension6.96
AMI6.12
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This statistic shows the out of pocket costs per Medicare Part D retail prescription as of mid-2018, by therapy area. In that year, patients had to pay an average of more than 23 U.S. dollars out of pocket for an average prescription for an asthma medication under Medicare Part D.
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Release date
September 2018
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United States
Survey time period
2018
Supplementary notes
* Data are as of mid-year 2018 and represent numbers and percentages of prescriptions dispensed by drug class to all patients.
“Out-of-pocket costs” reflect the amount that is calculated as the total amount to be paid by the patient to the pharmacy. This represents the patient’s total cost share, including, but not limited to, copayments, amounts applied to the deductible, over maximum amounts, and penalties.

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