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Monthly cost for buprenorphine maintenance, doctor visits only?

$50 or less
$50 - $100
$100 - $150
$150 - $200
$200 - $250
$250 - $300
$300 - $350
$350 - $400
Total votes : 148

Re: Cost of treatment

Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:11 am

$450.00 not including meds! $150.00 first time fee then $100 a visit. 4 visits are required te first month. Southeast Michigan. As of 8/12/2014

Re: Cost of treatment

Fri Oct 10, 2014 6:01 pm

My office visit is 350 a month. I have no insurance and also pay for my medicine too. It's a whole lot but I got to do what I got to do, there's no other clinics in my area. Also my clinic requires counseling free at the clinic.I sure wish getting ur life bk together was cheaper lol been at my clinic for over 2 yrs.

Re: Cost of treatment

Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:27 am

I'm in ct I pay 150$ per monthly visit and then 60-80$ per scricp of 15 8 mg films (ripoff)

Re: Cost of treatment

Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:23 pm

I pay $150 a month and that is if they do not drug test me. if the office decides to drug test I have to pay an additional $30. So $180 on a monthly basis. This does not include having to pay for my meds. Thanks goodness I have insurance which pays for 100% of my zubsolv when I use the online coupon.

I am in the process of looking elsewhere that the doctors office will take my insurance too. I would like to get the cost down as much as possible. Especially since I plan on staying on zubsolv for a long period of time or forever.

It really is a shame how the cost of getting on ORT can cost so much that the addict sees it as too much $$.

For me it does beat what I was paying on pills which was upwards of $2,000 a month. Yup , I would pay that just to feel normal.

Re: Cost of treatment

Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:52 am

I know this is a really old thread but thought I would say how grateful I am reading all of your posts.
I live in Australia, never have to pay for a doctor visit and only pay $25 per week for suboxone strips, regardless of the dosage.

Re: Cost of treatment

Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:11 pm

My Dr. charges my insurance $100 per visit. That's every 6 mothns and I have a co-pay of $10 every month for the RX.

Love you all, Queenie

Re: Cost of treatment

Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:10 am

before my insurence upgraded i was paying i think maybe 20 dollars each visit,....when it came to the script..i was paying 8.....now after my insurence upgraded....i dont pay anything for my visits or my script.....which paying nothing is un common so i see why that is not in the poll