A: You can download an enrollment form from this Website, complete your portion, and bring the form to your doctor. He or she will complete and submit the form, and then a Coverage Plus representative will call you.
A: You will need to visit your doctor. If he or she decides to prescribe the medication, the doctor can complete and submit an enrollment form.
A: VCPP does answer questions about treatment with CUPRIMINE®.
.A: Contact the VCPP by telephone at 888-607-7267. Coverage Plus representatives are available to assist you from 8:00 AM–6:00 PM ET Monday through Friday.
A: If you are calling outside of normal business hours, please leave your name, number, and a message so that one of the VCPP representatives can return your phone call the next business day.
A: Yes. Some reasons to get in touch with the VCPP include changing the mailing address for CUPRIMINE® shipments, reporting shipping-related damage or delays, or updating co-payment arrangements.
A: Yes. Some reasons to get in touch with the VCPP include changing the prescription dose or patient instructions.
A: Contact the VCPP, explain the situation, and ask for assistance.
A: Once the VCPP starts sending you CUPRIMINE®, they will also send the claim to your insurance company.
A: No. Once you are enrolled in the program, you have the option of authorizing the VCPP to automatically send you CUPRIMINE® every month until or unless you contact the VCPP to notify them that your therapy is stopping. Re-enrollment takes place at the beginning of each calendar year.
A: Just call the VCPP and we will contact your local pharmacy to arrange transfer of the prescription.
A: Patients ineligible for the VCPP include those enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, Veterans Administration or Department of Defense, the Indian Health Service, or any other federally or state-funded healthcare program, or where prohibited by law, or whose commercial healthcare insurance providers prohibit the use of select specialty pharmacies. For more information, call a VCPP representative at 888-607-7267.
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Cuprimine® (Penicillamine) Capsules are used to treat Wilson's disease (a disease where there is too much copper in the body), cystinuria (a disease where an excess amount of certain proteins are in the urine) and in patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis who have not had a response to other therapy. Not enough evidence is available to see an effect on treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.
WARNING: You should be under the close supervision of your doctor when you are taking Cuprimine. Report any side effects promptly to your doctor.