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Hello All, I am set for a Bone Marrow Biopsy Tomorrow morning. Although the Case Nurse informed me that the treatment could change with the results from the Biopsy she has experienced enough to provide what the treatment plan will entail and it does agree with what the Dr. laid out at the consultation. She mentioned Revlimid at 14 days on then 7 off, then let me know how expensive it is. I have medicare and a Senior Advantage plan with Kaiser. If anyone can assist with how the insurance works… read more

posted May 31, 2022
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Hi Larry5. I'm not sure how it works for someone with Medicare (I have private insurance) but check with the drug manufacturer for copay assistance. Also, your Dr office may have a coordinator to help you with this. Good luck!

posted June 1, 2022
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Kaiser patients may not have to pay. My friend has Kaiser and they cover all medications. I encourage all of you to call The Bristol Myers Squibb Patient assistance program . Apply its is free if you make less than 180k per year. Do mot use medicare part D . I also get my other medications through North west Pharmacy in Canada. The cost of Eliquis etc is cheaperI don't use my Part D so I pay a low fee of $8.00 per month to avoid the penalty

posted December 12, 2022
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I got a grant also until I got VA to take over the billing

posted July 3, 2022
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I was able to get a grant that paid the full cost of Revlimid.

posted June 12, 2022
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

There are assistance programs and grants you can apply for and they help with the Revlimid costs. I talked to Bristol Myers Squibb who make Revlimid and they will provide you a list of foundations as well as their program.

posted June 9, 2022

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