Prescription Drug Coverage

Does Medicare Cover Humira?

Many Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare prescription drug plans cover HUMIRA. Learn more about HUMIRA and Medicare prescription drug coverage.
Chemical name: Adalimumab

Typical dosage: 40mg/0.4ml

Typical type: Injectable pen1

Humira is used to treat forms of arthritis such as rheumatoid, psoriatic and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. It is also used to treat plan psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and other conditions.

Humira is used to treat a range of autoimmune conditions such as various forms of arthritis, Crohn’s disease, plaque psoriasis and ulcerative colitis. Humira can be administered alongside methotrexate or other non-biologic medications.

There are a number of biosimilar drugs to Humira, which are similar and safe alternatives to Humira.

How much does Humira cost with Medicare?

Humira coverage and costs may vary based on the specific plan you have, as well as what coverage stage you're in.

Contact your plan carrier or consult your plan formulary for more cost information.

Does Medicare cover Humira?

According to GoodRx, 100% of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans covered Humira in 2023.1

  • Medicare Advantage plans or Part D plans that cover Humira include copay amounts that can range widely from one plan to another. Plan members may also be responsible for meeting a deductible before the plan’s drug coverage kicks in.

  • Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage are called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PD). 89% of 2023 Medicare Advantage plans included prescription drug coverage.2

  • Medicare prescription drugs plans each have their own formulary, or drug list, that details what prescription drugs are covered by the plan and how they are covered.

Drug coverage may vary based on plan availability. You may be able to find Medicare Advantage plan options in your area that cover Humira. We represent carriers such as Humana, UnitedHealthcare®, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna Healthcare, Wellcare, or Kaiser Permanente.

You can also compare Part D prescription drug plans available where you live and enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan online when you visit

Additional information

Humira is a brand name drug used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation for:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Uveitis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Humira is an injectable drug typically taken with a syringe or pen device.

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This article is for informational purposes only. It is not healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis. It is not an endorsement of or recommendation for this medication. Speak to your doctor or healthcare provider about your specific healthcare needs, including your prescription medications. Only take medication as directed by your doctor.

Coverage and costs of prescription medications will vary by Medicare plan. Not all plans are available in all areas.

Written by Hayden Gharibyar, Pharm.D.


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1 GoodRx. Humira. Retrieved October 2023, from

2 Freed M, et al. (Nov 10, 2022). Medicare Advantage 2023 Spotlight: First Look. Kaiser Family Foundation.