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Monovisc Patient assistance program

Is your Monovisc medication too expensive? Start receiving your medication for only $49 per month.*

Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Monovisc medication.

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  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf

NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

An introduction to NiceRx

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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

How it works

  • Apply Online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.

  • Qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified.

  • Upload Documents

    You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.

  • Application Created

    Your application is created and sent to your doctor for signature. At this stage, you will be billed $49 and will not be billed again until you receive your first medication delivery.

  • Receive Medication

    Your application is sent to the pharmaceutical company. You will be billed again once you receive your medication. We handle the entire ordering process including requesting ongoing refills.

Your monthly Monovisc cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Monovisc patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.

Am I eligible for Monovisc patient assistance?

We review each Monovisc enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and the factors considered by most programs are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Monovisc patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Monovisc patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Monovisc. You must also provide details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.

We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.

Is NiceRx a Monovisc coupons provider?

NiceRx is not a Monovisc coupon, Monovisc discount card, or Monovisc copay card provider. We do not offer Monovisc manufacturer coupons, Monovisc discounts, rebates, Monovisc savings cards, trial offers, or free Monovisc samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Monovisc patient assistance program.

Can NiceRx help me get Monovisc if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you get Monovisc if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Monovisc
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Monovisc prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover Monovisc medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

How much is Monovisc with insurance?

The cost of Monovisc with insurance will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

How much does Monovisc cost without insurance?

Monovisc prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Monovisc will cost around $320 for 1 injection.

What is Monovisc?

Monovisc (hyaluronan) is a prescription medication used to treat knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis (joint swelling). It is normally used when patients have tried other treatments that haven’t worked. Other treatments include other medications, exercise, or physical therapy.

Hyaluronan is similar to the fluid that naturally surrounds joints in your body. It works as a lubricant and a shock absorber in and around your joint, allowing the knee to move more smoothly and reduce any pain you may feel.

Monovisc is given to you as an injection directly into the knee joint either by your doctor or other healthcare professional. If more than one injection is needed it will normally be given to you at least 1 week after your first injection.

Monovisc active ingredients

Monovisc contains the active ingredient hyaluronan. It is believed that hyaluronan reduces the symptoms of arthritis in the knee in 3 ways;

  1. Lubrication and shock absorption of the knee joint, which reduces friction
  2. Reducing swelling (anti-inflammatory)
  3. Pain relief by forming a boundary around nerve endings in the knee blocking signals from the brain and other pain-inducing cells in the knee

Monovisc side effects

The most common side effects caused by Monovisc include:

  • Joint pain, stiffness, swelling, numbness, itching, or tingling
  • Pain, redness, or mild discomfort where the medicine was injected
  • Headache or dizziness
  • Back pain

In rare instances, Monovisc can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Bleeding
  • Increased pain in the knee pain
  • Infection (warmth, swelling, redness) around your knee.

Serious allergic reactions to this drug are rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms such as rash, swelling (especially of the face, tongue, or throat), trouble breathing, or dizziness.

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Monovisc against your risk of side effects.

Monovisc drug interactions

Monovisc can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Benzalkonium chloride
  • Cetylpyridinium

This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Monovisc.

Monovisc warning and precautions

You should not use Monovisc if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient hyaluronate formulations
  • Are allergic to gram-positive bacterial proteins
  • Have an infection in your knee or the skin around your knee
  • Have hemophilia or any other blood clotting disorders
  • Are younger than 21 years old

Talk to your doctor before taking Monovisc if you:

  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as NiceRx assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (“Refund”).

To receive a refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 888-517-7444, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.