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Orthovisc Patient assistance program

Is your Orthovisc 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 Orthovisc medication.

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  • 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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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 Orthovisc cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Orthovisc prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly price of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
price
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
15mg/ml 2ml - 3 syringes$1,400.00$49.00$1,351.00

Am I eligible for Orthovisc patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Orthovisc patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Orthovisc enrollment application individually. The main factors considered 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 Orthovisc patient assistance program?

Applying for the Orthovisc patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as Orthovisc, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Orthovisc assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the Orthovisc patient assistance program, we will also request your Orthovisc medication refills for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.

Is NiceRx an Orthovisc coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Orthovisc coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Orthovisc manufacturer coupons, Orthovisc discounts, rebates, Orthovisc savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Orthovisc medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Orthovisc if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Orthovisc patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Orthovisc
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Orthovisc prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much is Orthovisc with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Orthovisc with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Orthovisc cost without insurance?

Orthovisc prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Orthovisc will typically cost around $720 for 2ml of a 30 mg/2ml syringe.

What is Orthovisc?

Orthovisc (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.

Orthovisc 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.

Orthovisc active ingredients

Orthovisc 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

Orthovisc side effects

The most common side effects caused by Orthovisc 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, Orthovisc 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 taking Orthovisc against your risk of side effects.

Orthovisc drug interactions

Orthovisc can interact with other medications applied to the skin. These include:

  • Benzalkonium chloride
  • Cetylpyridinium

Orthovisc warning and precautions

You should not receive Orthovisc 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 Orthovisc 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.