Velphoro offers a solution for every coverage type

Commercial Insurance

Average cost to patient*

  • $0 co-pay with the Velphoro Savings Card, or
  • Up to $350 toward out-of-pocket cost for each prescription
  • Most patients pay $0 monthly

Who is eligible?*

  • Patients with commercial pharmacy benefit
  • Also includes Affordable Care Act and Healthcare Exchange plans

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  *Please download the Savings Card to see terms and conditions.

Medicare Part D LIS (dual-eligible)

Average cost to patient

Who is eligible?

  • Patients with Medicare Part D who apply and qualify for Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) and are on Medicaid (dual-eligible). These patients have a low out-of-pocket expense and are not subject to the coverage gap (donut hole)
  • Find out if your patient is eligible for LIS

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Medicare Part D Standard

Average cost to patient

  • Coverage varies by insurance type
  • FREE for eligible patients through the Patient Assistance Program*

Who is eligible?

  • Patients who are new to dialysis and transitioning to Medicare coverage can receive Velphoro free for up to 90 days
  • Lower-income* Medicare patients who do not receive support through insurance or other government programs may be eligible to get Velphoro at no cost

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  *For 2017, patients are eligible for free Velphoro treatment if income is within 1.5-3 times the Federal Poverty Level (FPL): $35,640 for 1 person; $48,060 for a family of 2; $72,900 for a family of 4.

Cash/Uninsured

Average cost to patient

  • Up to $350 toward out-of-pocket cost for each prescription*

OR OR

  • FREE for eligible patients through the Patient Assistance Program

Who is eligible?

  • Patients who pay cash
  • Lower-income patients who do not receive support through insurance or government programs may be eligible to get Velphoro at no cost

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    *Please download the Savings Card to see terms and conditions.
For 2017, patients are eligible for free Velphoro treatment if income is within 1.5-3 times the Federal Poverty Level (FPL): $35,640 for 1 person; $48,060 for a family of 2; $72,900 for a family of 4.

For information on coverage for a specific patient or plan, call Velphoro Access Solutions: 1-877-774-6756.
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INDICATION
 

Velphoro® (sucroferric oxyhydroxide) is a phosphate binder indicated for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
 

  • Velphoro must be administered with meals. Velphoro tablets must be chewed and not swallowed whole. To aid with chewing and swallowing, the tablets may be crushed.
  • Patients with peritonitis during peritoneal dialysis, significant gastric or hepatic disorders, following major gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, or with a history of hemochromatosis or other diseases with iron accumulation have not been included in clinical studies with Velphoro. Monitor effect and iron homeostasis in such patients.
  • In a parallel design, fixed-dose study of 6 weeks duration, the most common adverse drug reactions to Velphoro chewable tablets in hemodialysis patients included discolored feces (12%) and diarrhea (6%).
  • Velphoro can be administered concomitantly with oral calcitriol, ciprofloxacin, digoxin, enalapril, furosemide, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, hydrochlorothiazide, losartan, metoprolol, nifedipine, omeprazole, quinidine and warfarin. Take doxycycline at least 1 hour before Velphoro. Velphoro should not be prescribed with oral levothyroxine.

For additional important safety information, please see the full Prescribing Information.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Fresenius Medical Care North America at
1-800-323-5188 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

This information is intended for use by US healthcare professionals only.
 

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Fresenius Medical Care North America
Waltham, MA 02451