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MMIT Reality Check on COPD (Apr 2021)

Posted by Matt Breese on Apr 2, 2021

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According to our recent payer coverage analysis for COPD 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 COPD treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 66% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered without utilization management restrictions.

MMIT-Reality Check-COPD-1Q2021Data snapshot as of Q1 2021

Trends: In July 2020, the FDA approved AstraZeneca’s Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate) for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  

To read the full Reality Check on COPD treatments with key findings on clinical characteristics, drug market access and payer coverage, please click on the button below: 


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Topics: Specialty, Market Access, Payer, Branding & Marketing