Rhofade Savings Card now available

April 25, 2017
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 Allergan has announced the availability of the Rhofade Cream Savings Program, which is promoted as allowing access to a prescription of Rhofade for as little as $35. This out-of-pocket amount only applies if you have commercial insurance that covers Rhofade. If your insurance does not cover Rhofade `you may pay as little as $75′.

The list of conditions and exclusions continues;

  • Valid for up to 4 fills of a valid prescription
  • Not valid if you are enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid or HMO reimburse
  • Valid until 31st December 2017

It is interesting to see Allergan launch a savings card to conincide with the release of Rhofade. This could be an attempt by the company to project the story that Rhofade is an affordable treatment. This story only has legs if you have health insurance coverage of course, without coverage a tube of Rhofade cream will be unaffordable by most.

Rhofade without medical insurace

If you do not have medical insurance, Rhofade will be an expensive option. Please leave us a comment below if you have been quoted a full retail price for a tube of Rhofade. Your fellow rosacea sufferers will be greatful to discover how much Rosacea Prescriptions Really Cost. Also please do leave us a comment with your Rhofade review when you can.

For full information on the Rhofade Cream Savings Program see the Rhofade web site.

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