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Why is xanex or alprazolam not included in the drug formulary list? Some people had the need for the drug and you have a lot stronger drugs that are included. What is the reasoning on this?
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You are correct, neither Xanax nor Alprazolam are covered under the Medicare Part D program. However, on the Medicare website, I found that both the First Health Part D Premier and the Aetna Medicare Rx Premier cover Alprazolam as a Tier 1 drug with quantity limits  -- this is surprising because Benzodiazepines are excluded from the Medicare Part D program by law.  Please see: http://www.q1medicare.com/PartD-MoreAboutThe-PartD-PlanFormulary.php.
 




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