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Table 3 Patient Out-of-pocket Pharmacy Costs over Lifetime under Various Commercially Available Plans in the U.S

From: Burden of oral anticoagulation in embolic stroke of undetermined source without atrial fibrillation

Patient plan Dabigatran 150 mg (Pradaxa)
Patient coinsurance
Rivaroxaban 20 mg (Xarelto)
Patient coinsurance
United Healthcare Group Commercial Health Plan (CHP) – coinsurance = 20% $2468.24 $2568.81
United Healthcare Group Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan – coinsurance = 20% $2468.24 $2568.81
Anthem High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) – coinsurance = 20% $4936.49 $5137.63
Aetna – coinsurance = 20% $12,341.22 $12,844.07
American Association of Retired Professionals (AARP) Walgreens Plan – coinsurance = 32% $6773.67 $6783.45
American Association of Retired Professionals (AARP) Preferred Plan – coinsurance = 41% $5059.90 $5266.07
  1. More information on daily medication costs can be found in Additional file 1: Table S7