Cost of RA medicine

I have shared my story and now have a question. I am currently on Methotrexate and my co-pay is $10 a month which is manageable. My Rheumatologist has recommended Biologics and since I will go on Medicare in January I have began researching Medicare Supplement Plans. I am being told that Humira, Enbrel and even Xeljanz are Tier 5 drugs and my cost will be close to $5,000 or more for the year. No way can I pay this amount. Does anyone have any suggestions or alternatives? I am so disappointed that people who suffer with chronic diseases and pain are subjected to these outrageous prices!

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