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How To Access Weight Loss Medication Savings
April 5, 2024|Read Time - 3 minutes
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Weight loss medications like Wegovy and Zepbound can be expensive, but savings programs and discount cards may be able to help with the cost.

Navigating the cost of weight loss medications can be one of the most challenging parts of managing obesity and related health conditions. Some medications can be quite expensive without insurance coverage - and that cost can feel like a big barrier.

Fortunately, many pharmaceutical companies offer savings cards or discount programs to help patients access their medications at a lower cost.

In this blog post, we'll guide you through the available savings programs for popular weight loss medications like Wegovy, Zepbound, Ozempic, Rybelsus, Victoza, and Saxenda. Let's explore some options:

Wegovy Savings Card

Wegovy (semaglutide) can be accessed for as low as $0 with private or commercial insurance coverage.

To access this savings card, visit the Wegovy savings card page on the NovoCare website. Here, you can learn more about the eligibility criteria and apply for the savings card directly.

Zepbound Savings Program

If you have commercial insurance that doesn’t offer coverage for Zepbound (tirzepatide), you may be able to pay as low as $550 per month.

If your insurance does cover Zepbound but still requires that you pay for a percentage of the medication, you may be able to access the medication for as low as $25 out of pocket.

To explore these savings options and check your eligibility, visit the Zepbound Coverage Savings page.

Ozempic Savings and Resources

Details about how to save on Ozempic (semaglutide) can be found on the Ozempic Savings and Resources page. This resource outlines the application process and eligibility requirements. It's important to note that Ozempic is currently FDA-approved for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, not weight loss. Therefore, only those who have been prescribed Ozempic for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes are eligible for the savings card.

Rybelsus Savings and Support

Rybelsus (semaglutide) offers support and savings for eligible patients. By visiting the Rybelsus Savings and Support page, patients can access information on how to apply for a savings card, alongside other supportive resources to help manage their condition effectively.

Victoza Support and Savings

Victoza (liraglutide) has established a support and savings page for patients requiring assistance with their medication costs.

By navigating to the Victoza Support and Savings page, patients can find detailed information on how to access these savings, ensuring they receive the necessary support for their weight management journey.

Saxenda Savings Card

Saxenda (liraglutide) offers a savings card for eligible patients that can potentially reduce the cost significantly. Visit the Saxenda savings card page to learn more about the offer and to apply.

A Few Things to Keep in Mind

If you find the cost of medication to be a barrier, these savings programs may provide the support you need to access the treatment recommended by your healthcare provider. Here are some additional tips about accessing savings cards for your weight loss medication:

  • Check Eligibility: Before applying for a savings card, ensure you meet the eligibility criteria set out by the pharmaceutical company.
  • Read the Fine Print: Understand the terms and conditions associated with the savings card. There might be limits on how long you can use the card or a maximum savings limit.
  • Consult With Your Healthcare Provider: Talk to your healthcare provider about these medications and savings options -they can offer advice tailored to your health needs and financial situation!

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