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Rea Says:
I have been taking suboxone for over a year and clean and sober. I tried to get insurance with blue cross but they said not because of my drug history. My parents have been helping me buy my suboxone at $8.00 a piece. I would like to know if anyone knows if there is an insurance company out there that would insure some one on suboxone or am I going to have to go thru my whole life without insurance. Also do you think this is considered a pre-existing disease?

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cookie Says:
Rhea, my daughter has Anthem, we live in Ohio, I don't know if that will help, but I've been where you are, pills here are 7.50, drs. visit $200, she pays $20 for the dr. 40 for the pills. I hope this helps but I can't be sure. Good Luck to you.

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Verwon Says:
Yes, getting insurance, when you're already known to have an addiction problem is going to be difficult, because it is considered a pre-existing condition.

However, the manufacturer, Reckitt Benckiser does offer an assistance program for uninsured, low-income people. You can call them for more information at:



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sam Says:
Hi, I,m on Blue cross/Blue shield of Tennessee and am taking Suboxone because of oxy abuse. I pay a copay for the films. Sub. dr. only takes cash. The sub. dr. had to fax in something to let BC/BS know he has prescribed medication and I get a call from insurance once a month and have to answer some questions, the call takes about 15mins. They tell you when there gonna call every month. Then they want you to see a councelor witch I havn,t done yet. I wonder if bc/bs has different rules for different states. I wish you luck.

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jimmy brown Says:
how do I do this? I cant afoard it?

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DjRerock it was a cool name in 1995 Says:
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I have been on suboxone 8mg films for 4 months. I live in florida and pay 7.50 a strip at a local pharmacy. Way cheaper than chain stores at 12.00-15.99 a piece. I have no insurance. This medication has pretty much saved my life, but even with the $50 off card I can hardly afford it. Please suggest a discount program or insurance to help me afford my medication. Im not finding any luck. If its cheaper to find them off the street then in the pharmacy, something is not right. Btw subutex are the same price as name brand and they dont work for me. It would be cheaper for me to go back to the pain clinic and that's f***ed up. Well, someone in fl respond and maybe we can call the news and fix this injustice. Hit the talk show circuit, get looked down as recovering addicts and get murdered by suboxone. I got a f***ing suggestion...get rid of the multicolored aluminum packaging and knock off a few bucks. Im quitting your stupid drug and getting crack because its cheaper, then sueing you for making me do it.

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