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My insurance covered the cost of Methyphenidate (generic Concerta) with a $40 co-pay. There are often three tiers of prices for medication. Vyvanse, Adderall, Concerta would be in the highest tier with a $40-$60 co-pay in my experience. That is a very low price compared to the out-of-pocket cost. If you want the name brand, the insurance company will probably send a form for your doctor to fill out. If you don’t have insurance, GoodRx.com and SingleCare.com are good ways to find discounts from local pharmacies. If you meet the low-income requirements, Vyvanse has the Shirecares program which will cover your costs. For example you can get 30 Vyvanse capsules per month at no cost for a year. You re-apply after one year. You and your doctor will need to fill out the application. You can see the Shirecares details and application at http://bit.ly/2Kd2Ehi