INR Service

Hi, Wondering if all INR  services cost the same per month if on Medicare a few Acelis, Roche, RCS really want to know the best prices or if does not matter any help appreciated.


INR cost

by AgentX86 - 2019-05-10 12:42:55

I assume you're talking about the USA. All medical costs are all over the board. You'll have to find out what it costs in your area. Even then, I wouldn't be surprised if ithe cost were different every time you use the lab. I've never been able to figure out costs.

Two suggestions. One, but a meter and do it yourself. This isn't an outrageous proposition anymore. Second, since you know you'll have these expenses, buy a Medicare supplemental plan that includes lad testing.  ...and a third option would be switch to a NOAC. No miss, no fuss, and for the vast majority of us, much safer.


by wiserdonna - 2019-05-10 13:22:32

NOAC/ What is it?


by wiserdonna - 2019-05-10 13:39:42

Can't take heart valve

INR Service

by wiserdonna - 2019-05-10 13:41:16

The services I speak of are for my own machine.  I'm trying to reduce cost not add by adding Medicare plan.


by AgentX86 - 2019-05-10 13:49:53

You didn't say why you were taking Warfarin. I assumed because of an arrhythmia but if it's for a valve problem, forget the NOAC suggestion.

NOAC == Novel Oral Anti-Coagulants. That is, Eliquis, Pradaxa, and Xarelto. Of the group,  Eliquis is the safest but the others have their uses, too.


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