Medicare Advantage Drug Cost for Calquence



There are 41 Medicare Advantage Plans with additional prescription drug coverage for Calquence available to residents in California. The average retail unit cost (e.g. per pill) for a 30-day supply at in-area retail pharmacies is $240.99 ($7,229.58). Calquence is typically listed as a Tier 5 drug on the formulary and does not require prior authorization.

Below is the average retail cost and your co-pay for Calquence in California. You can also see if each plan requires prior authorization, step therapy or has drug quantity limits. Please check the formulary for different brand and generic drug names. Every Medicare Advantage Plan will vary in coverage, co-pays, costs and premiums. This chart can help you sort through different plan details to find a Medicare Advantage Plan in Alameda with the best coverage and the cheapest prices for your medications in California.



Proprietary Name:Calquence
Generic Name:Acalabrutinib
Drug Package:60 Capsule, Gelatin Coated In 1 Bottle
Drug Strength:100mg/1
Substance:Acalabrutinib
Dosage Form:Capsule, Gelatin Coated
Route:Oral
Labeler:Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
Pen Name:Human Prescription Drug
NDC#00310051260
RX#1986819
Days Supply:30
Coverage Phase:Initial Coverage
Plan Year:2023
County:Alameda





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Medicare Advantage Coverage for Calquence in California


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Plan
Name ⇅
Tier
Level
Your
Cost
Preferred
Cost
Non
Preferred
Cost
Mail
Limit
Amt/
Days
Prior
Auth
Y/N
Step
Therapy
Y/N
Avg
Unit
Cost
(x30)
AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 1

5NA33%33%/YN$254.74
($7,642.24)
AARP Medicare Advantage SecureHorizons Plan 1

5NA27%27%/YN$254.09
($7,622.84)
Aetna Medicare Elite Plan

533%33%33%/YN$251.24
($7,537.18)
Aetna Medicare Plus Plan

533%33%33%/YN$251.24
($7,537.18)
Alignment Health Harmony

5NA33%NA/YN$244.09
($7,322.76)
Alignment Health My Choice CalPlus

5NA33%NA/YN$249.57
($7,487.19)
Anthem MediBlue Coordination Plus

525%25%NA/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)
Anthem MediBlue Select

533%33%NA/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)
Blue Shield Inspire

533%33%NA/YN$231.40
($6,941.91)
Blue Shield Select

533%33%NA/YN$231.40
($6,941.91)
Essence Advantage Gold

5NA33%NA/YN$230.97
($6,929.06)
Essence Advantage Platinum

5NA33%NA/YN$230.97
($6,929.06)
Imperial Dynamic Plan

5NA33%NA/YN$240.64
($7,219.05)
Imperial Strong

5NA25%NA/YN$240.21
($7,206.17)
Imperial Traditional

5NA33%NA/YN$240.21
($7,206.17)
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Alam., SF, Napa

5NA33%NA/NN$244.48
($7,334.43)
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Basic Alameda

5NA33%NA/NN$244.48
($7,334.43)
SCAN Classic

533%33%33%/YN$227.70
($6,831.00)
UnitedHealthcare Canopy Health Medicare Advantage

5NA33%33%/YN$254.09
($7,622.84)
UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Assure

5NA25%NA/YN$249.14
($7,474.33)
Wellcare No Premium

533%33%33%/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)
Wellcare Premium Ultra

529%29%29%/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)


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SNP Prescription Drug Cost for Calquence

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Plan
Name ⇅
Tier
Level
Cost
Preferred
Cost
Non
Preferred
Cost
Amt
Mail
Limit
Days/
Amt
Prior
Auth
Y/N
Step
Therapy
Y/N
Avg
Unit
Cost
(x30)
Aetna Medicare Preferred Plan

5NA$0NA/YN$251.24
($7,537.18)
Align Connect

5NA25%NA/YN$249.05
($7,471.53)
Align Premier

1NA25%NA/YN$249.05
($7,471.53)
Align Thrive

5NA25%NA/YN$249.05
($7,471.53)
Alignment Health Heart & Diabetes

5NA33%NA/YN$241.63
($7,248.80)
Anthem MediBlue Dual Advantage

525%25%NA/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)
Brand New Day Dual Access Plan

5NA25%NA/YN$233.11
($6,993.30)
Brand New Day Embrace Care Plan

5NA33%NA/YN$233.11
($6,993.30)
Brand New Day Embrace Choice Plan

5NA25%NA/YN$233.11
($6,993.30)
Brand New Day Select Care II Plan

5NA33%NA/YN$233.11
($6,993.30)
Brand New Day Select Choice II Plan

5NA25%NA/YN$233.11
($6,993.30)
Central Health Focus Plan

5NA33%NA/YN$229.47
($6,884.10)
Imperial Dual Plan

5NA25%NA/YN$239.07
($7,172.09)
Imperial Senior Value

5NA33%NA/YN$240.21
($7,206.17)
Kaiser Permanente Sr Adv Medicare Medi-Cal

5NA15%NA/NN$244.48
($7,334.43)
SCAN Balance

533%33%33%/YN$227.70
($6,831.00)
SCAN Heart First

533%33%33%/YN$227.70
($6,831.00)
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete

5NA$0NA/YN$254.09
($7,622.84)
Wellcare Dual Liberty Amber

1NA$0NA/YN$240.25
($7,207.43)


Do any Medicare Advantage Plans Cover Calquence? Yes, 41 Medicare Advantage Plans cover this drug in California.

How much does Calquence Cost? $240.99, the average retail cost in California is $240.99 per unit or $7,229.58 for a 30-day supply at in-area pharmacies.

What Tier is Calquence? Tier 5, most Advantage Plans list Calquence on Tier 5 on their formulary. Usually, the higher the tier, the more you have to pay for the medication.

Do I need Prior Authorization for Calquence? Yes, the majority of Medicare Prescription Plans do require prior authorization from your doctor for Calquence.



Additional Notes by Medicare Help:

Most plans have 4 levels of coverage. The exception is the $0 Deductible Plans.
1.Pre-Deductable: Before you reach the plans deductible. Some plans offer select Pre-deductible drug Coverage
2.Initial Coverage: (ICL) After you reach the plans deductible but before the Initial Coverage limit.
3.Coverage Gap: (AKA Donut Hole) After you reach the plans ICL but before the Catastrophic of $7550 in 2022.
4.Catastrophic: Anything over $7550 you will receive a significant increase in coverage.

Formulary Definitions:

Tier Level: Medicare drug plans place drugs into different "tiers" on their formularies. Drugs in each tier have a different cost. A drug in a lower tier will generally cost you less.
Cost Preferred: Your Cost for the Drug at the Providers In Network Preferred Pharmacy. As a Percent of the total drug cost or a flat rate.
Cost Non Preferred: Your Cost for the Prescription Drug at a Non-Preferred Pharmacy. As a Percent of the total drug cost or a flat rate.
Cost Mail: Your Cost for Prescription Drugs through a Mail Order Pharmacy. As a Percent of the total drug cost or a flat rate.
Quantity Limit Amount/Days: Certain drugs have a Quantity Limit. That means the plan will only cover the drug up to a designated quantity or amount. If your prescribing doctor feels it is necessary to exceed the set limit, he or she must get prior approval before the higher quantity will be covered.
Prior Authorization: Certain Drugs require you or your doctor to get prior authorization in order to be covered. Usually just an additional form. If you dont get approval, the plan may not cover the drug.
Step Therapy: Means you must first try one drug to treat your medical condition before the plan will cover another drug for the same condition. If you have already tried other drugs or your doctor thinks they are not right for you, you and your doctor can ask the plan to cover this drug.
Avg Unit Cost: Average unit cost (e.g. per pill) for specified days supply at in-area retail pharmacies. A pharmacy is considered in-area when it is geographically located in the service area.




What if a drug I need is not listed?

Please check the formulary for different brand and generic names. If you still cannot locate your drugs, your plan may not offer coverage. Talk to your doctor first about changing your prescription to a drug on your plans formulary. If this is not an option, you can request an exception to have the plan review its coverage decision based on your individual circumstances.

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Source:CMS Formulary Data Q4 2022
Source:NDC Directory by FDA.gov

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