How much should I expect to pay for STELARA®?

The cost of prescription medications can range widely depending on what kind of health insurance you have and what types of support options may be available to you.

The list price of STELARA® is $11,756 per month, but most patients pay between $0 and $5 per month.1,2

1. Actual out-of-pocket costs may vary based on dosing, indication, site of care, insurance coverage, and your eligibility for support programs. Contact your insurance provider for more details on your individual plan. List price may vary based on dosing and indication. List price does not include induction doses, the cost of giving you a dose, or pharmacy fees.

2. Approximately 75% of US patients pay between $0 and $5 per month. Out-of-pocket cost estimates are based on approved pharmacy claims, normalized to a 30-days' supply, after application of insurance benefits. Costs do not include medical claims, induction doses, or the cost of giving you a dose. Estimates from IQVIA™ claims data (11/2017 - 10/2018; All rights reserved).

What type of insurance do you have?

I'm insured through my job or through a private individual policy (commercial insurance)

Most patients with insurance from their employer or from another private insurance policy pay between $0 and $5 per month.3

Janssen CarePath Savings Program for STELARA®

Eligible patients using commercial or private insurance can save on out-of-pocket medication costs for STELARA®. Eligible patients pay $5 for each dose, with a $20,000 maximum program benefit per calendar year. Not valid for patients using Medicare, Medicaid, or other government-funded programs to pay for their medications. Terms expire at the end of each calendar year and may change. There is no income requirement. Program does not cover the cost to give you your treatment. See full eligibility requirements.

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I’m insured through Medicare

Most3 patients with Medicare pay between $0 and $48 per month for STELARA®.

If you are enrolled in Medicare and are using Medicare coverage to pay for your medication, our Medicare Resource Guide provides information on sources for cost support that may be available.

In addition, you may be eligible for the Extra Help program provided by the Social Security Administration.

I’m insured through Medicaid

Most3 patients with Medicaid pay between $0 and $3 per month for STELARA®.

Find out more about Medicaid benefits in your state, including whether you may be eligible for Medicaid.

I’m not insured

If you're not insured, you can expect to pay the list price shown above, plus any additional fees your pharmacy may charge depending on where you fill your prescription.

Janssen CarePath can provide information about independent resources that may be able to help with your out-of-pocket medication costs. Visit JanssenPrescriptionAssistance.com to learn more.

3. Approximately 75% of US patients in this category pay an amount in the listed range per month. Actual out-of-pocket costs may vary based on dosing, indication, site of care, insurance coverage, and your eligibility for support programs. Contact your insurance provider for more details on your individual plan. Out-of-pocket cost estimates are based on approved pharmacy claims, normalized to a 30-days’ supply, after application of insurance benefits. Costs do not include medical claims, induction doses, or the cost of giving you a dose. Estimates from IQVIATM claims data (11/2017-10/2018; All rights reserved).

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