According to our recent payer coverage analysis for hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (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 46% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.
Trends: In December 2019, the FDA approved Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.’s and Endo International plc unit Par Pharmaceuticals’ everolimus for the treatment of advanced hormone receptor-positive, HER2- negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women, among other indications. The tablets are the first generics of Novartis International AG’s Afinitor (everolimus).
by Matt Breese