According to our recent payer coverage analysis for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), 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 IBS-C treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 40% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: In September 2020, the FDA authorized an investigational new drug (IND) application from Seed Health to evaluate the impact of its DS-01, a broad spectrum probiotic, on gut microbiota of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.