Chorionic Gonadotropin

Generic name

Chorionic Gonadotropin, Human

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$2,709.25

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$287.19

4.01%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Fresenius Kabi

What is Chorionic Gonadotropin

This medication is a hormone used in boys (before puberty) to cause the normal dropping of the testicles into the scrotum. It is also used in certain boys to help with normal sexual development. It works by causing the testes to release male sex hormones (e.g., testosterone). This medication is also used in women to treat fertility problems. It is given after finishing another medication (menotropins) to cause the release of an egg (ovulation). It should not be used in women whose ovaries no longer make eggs properly (primary ovarian failure). This medication has not been shown to be effective for weight loss and should not be used for this purpose due to risk of serious side effects. 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 Chorionic Gonadotropin

Yes, Chorionic Gonadotropin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Chorionic Gonadotropin was $287.19.

The average dose of Chorionic Gonadotropin received per year is 1,466 units

143 Medicare beneficiaries received Chorionic Gonadotropin in 2021, which was a -0.08% from 2020

There were 597 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.13% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $648.95

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Chorionic Gonadotropin was $2,709.25

Fresenius Kabi received $387,422.19

The total amount spent on Chorionic Gonadotropin by Medicare is $387,422.19

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