Arcalyst

Generic name

Rilonacept

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$101,977.61

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$5,160.51

0.32%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Regeneron Pharm
  • Kiniksa Pharmac

What is Arcalyst

This medication is used to treat a certain group of inherited disorders called cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS), including familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome and Muckle-Wells syndrome. Rilonacept works by blocking a certain natural protein in your body (interleukin-1) that may worsen the symptoms of CAPS. Rilonacept does not cure CAPS, but it can help lessen the symptoms, including rash, joint pain, fever, and tiredness. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Arcalyst

Yes, Arcalyst is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Arcalyst was $5,160.51.

The average dose of Arcalyst received per year is 551 units

41 Medicare beneficiaries received Arcalyst in 2021, which was a 1.73% from 2020

There were 187 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.83% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $22,358.73

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Arcalyst was $101,977.61

The most expensive manufacturer of Arcalyst is Regeneron Pharm

Kiniksa Pharmac is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $5,154.39

Kiniksa Pharmac received $3,659,617.88

The total amount spent on Arcalyst by Medicare is $4,181,082.00

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