What is the list price of Benlysta?

There are two ways to take BENLYSTA:

Self-injection at home: The list price List price may also be called the wholesale acquisition cost or WAC. WAC does not include discounts, rebates, and other price adjustments to wholesalers or any other customer. for a single dose of BENLYSTA Injection for Subcutaneous Use for self-injection is $995.78.  (Benlysta Injection for Subcutaneous Use is sold in a 4 pack at the price of $3,983.12).

Intravenous infusion administered by healthcare provider: The list price for Benlysta Infusion for Intravenous Use will vary based by patient as the dose is based on the patient's weight.

The dosing, and therefore cost, may vary depending on the condition you are treating for, physician direction and how BENLYSTA is being administered.

However, it's important to keep in mind, the list price is not the price most people usually pay. If you have health insurance, the price you pay - sometimes called your out-of-pocket cost - is set by your prescription drug plan

The information below may help you estimate your cost for Benlysta based on your insurance. The price you pay - sometimes called your out-of-pocket cost - is set by your medical insurance. Your insurance provider can provide more specific information because they know the details of your plan.

GSK offers a service for patients prescribed Benlysta called Benlysta Gateway. Available by phone, Benlysta Gateway representatives can answer questions about your insurance plan's coverage of Benlysta, understand your out of pocket cost and assist you in applying to the Benlysta co-pay program.

For help from Benlysta Gateway Team call 1-877-4-BENLYSTA (1-877-423-6597).


What can I expect to pay for Benlysta?

Select the option best describing your healthcare coverage below.

If you have prescription drug coverage through work or a private policy, your insurance provider will set a fixed co-pay or co-insurance percentage for you to pay for your prescriptions.

To help ensure the price of your medicine is affordable to you, Benlysta offers a co-pay program that helps eligible patients. It helps with up to a total of $15,000 for 12 months. Benlysta, eligible patients could pay as little as $0 for Benlysta. Click here for full Program Terms & Conditions.

There are 2 ways to get started with the Benlysta Co-Pay Program:

  1. You may work with your doctor to enroll in Benlysta Gateway, a service that can answer questions about your insurance plan's coverage of Benlysta, to see if you are eligible for the Benlysta Co-Pay Program
  2. You can check your eligibility and enroll at www.BenlystaCopayProgram.com. Click here for full Program Terms & Conditions.

*Medicare-eligible patients and patients enrolled in government-funded programs are not eligible for the Benlysta Co-pay Program.

If you have Medicare, your cost depends on your co-insurance status for all your prescriptions. You pay a deductible or co-insurance cost with every prescription.

If you don't qualify for government assistance, there are still other cost-saving options available. GSK has programs dedicated to making your treatment more affordable. The Benlysta Patient Assistance Program can help eligible uninsured patients and Medicare patients who meet additional eligibility requirements obtain access to Benlysta. For assistance with the Patient Assistance Program call Benlysta Gateway at 1-877-423-6597.

Medicaid is a joint federal and state healthcare coverage program. While federal law requires states to provide coverage for certain groups of people, states may offer additional coverage.

To learn more about Medicaid in your state and find out if you're eligible, visit https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-and-you/index.html

If you do not have prescription drug coverage or if Benlysta is not covered by your insurance, you will likely pay the list price, plus an additional amount charged by a specialty pharmacy.

If you need more help paying for your prescription, the Benlysta Patient Assistance Program may be able to help. Patients will need to meet the eligibility criteria to obtain access to Benlysta, including household income, to qualify. For assistance with the Patient Assistance Program call Benlysta Gateway at 1-877-423-6597.

What can I do if I can't afford Benlysta?

GSK is committed to providing assistance if you can't afford Benlysta.

We have programs to assist if you:
  • Don't have insurance coverage for Benlysta
  • Have a delay in obtaining coverage for Benlysta
  • If you can't afford Benlysta

For help from Benlysta Gateway Team call 1-877-4-BENLYSTA (1-877-423-6597)

Benlysta Co-pay Program

If you have prescription drug coverage, you may be eligible for the Benlysta Co-pay Program. Benlysta patients could pay as little as $0 for Benlysta. It helps with up to a total of $15,000 for 12 months. You can check to see if you are eligible at www.BenlystaCopayProgram.com and enroll. Click here for full terms and conditions.

Where can I get more information?

  • To learn more about BENLYSTA, visit Benlysta.com.
  • For more accurate information about your out-of-pocket cost, contact your insurance provider because they know the details of your plan.
  • Additionally, a Benlysta Gateway team member may be able to help you understand your out of pocket cost and your coverage. To talk to a Benlysta Gateway team member call 1-877-4-BENLYSTA (1-877-423-6597).
  • Benlysta also provides support for Benlysta questions, education and helpful tools as a part of the BENLYSTA CARES Program.

*Medicare-eligible patients and patients enrolled in government-funded programs are not eligible for the Benlysta Co-pay Program.

1 Source: GSK Data on File as of January 1, 2021. List price is for one unit of the auto-injector or prefilled syringe. Infused Benlysta is weight based doing and will vary based on the individual patient.