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MMIT Reality Check on Epilepsy (Jan 2021)

January 15, 2021

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for epilepsy treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for epilepsy treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for epilepsy treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 39% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In June 2020, the FDA approved Zogenix, Inc.’s Fintepla (fenfluramine) to treat seizures associated with Dravet syndrome in people at least 2 years old. The price for a 30 mL bottle is $1,278.

MMIT Reality Check on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer ALK+ or ROS1+ (Jan 2021)

January 8, 2021

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for non-small cell lung cancer ALK+ or ROS1+ treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for non-small cell lung cancer ALK+ or ROS1+ treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for non-small cell lung cancer ALK+ or ROS1+ treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 75% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: Competition is growing, with six different drugs from four different manufacturers targeting these gene mutations in patients with NSCLC.

MMIT Reality Check on Metastatic Prostate Cancer (Dec 2020)

January 1, 2021

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for metastatic prostate cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for metastatic prostate cancer treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit,

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for metastatic prostate cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for metastatic prostate cancer treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 56% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: Although poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors are not new to the market, two of them — AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc.’s Lynparza (olaparib) and Clovis Oncology, Inc.’s Rubraca (rucaparib) — gained approval for use in prostate cancer for the first time in 2020. The therapies will bring a new option for the treatment of certain subpopulations of patients.

MMIT Reality Check on Migraine Prevention (Dec 2020)

December 26, 2020

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for migraine prevention treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for migraine prevention treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for migraine prevention treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 58% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In February 2020, the FDA approved H. Lundbeck A/S’s Vyepti (eptinezumab-jjmr) for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. The recommended dose is 100 mg every three months. Vyepti is the first FDA-approved intravenous treatment for migraine prevention, according to the company’s news release.

MMIT Reality Check on Breast Cancer HR+/HER2+ (Dec 2020)

December 18, 2020

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive (HR+/HER2+) breast cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive (HR+/HER2+) breast cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for breast cancer (HR+/HER2+) treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 41% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In March 2020, the FDA expanded the label of Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb) to include the availability of a 420 mg multidose vial. The agency initially approved the Herceptin (trastuzumab) biosimilar from Samsung Bioepis Co. Ltd. in January 2019 as a 150 mg single-dose vial for the adjuvant treatment of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-overexpressing breast cancer and for metastatic breast cancer, gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in patients who have not received prior treatment.

MMIT Reality Check on Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer (Dec 2020)

December 11, 2020

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for nonmetastatic prostate cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

According to our recent payer coverage analysis for nonmetastatic prostate cancer treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for nonmetastatic prostate cancer treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, almost 58% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: When the FDA approved Erleada (apalutamide) for the treatment of nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer on Feb. 14, 2018, it was the first therapy that the agency had approved for that indication. Following the July 30, 2019, approval of Bayer’s Nubeqa (darolutamide), three FDA-approved agents, all oral androgen receptor inhibitors, are available to treat the condition, offering a choice of treatment options.