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MMIT Reality Check on Multiple Sclerosis (Jan 2017)

Posted by Matt Breese on Jan 13, 2017

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According to our recent payer coverage analysis for multiple sclerosis 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 hemophilia treatments shows that health exchange formularies are the most restrictive on average. This analysis also shows that prior authorizations are much more common than step edits. 


MMIT data current as of Q1 2017 

Trends: One trend is the overall increase in prescribing of MS products within the long term care facility settings. Specialty Pharmacy Times call out that last year was the first in which neurologists led the way in scripts in this segment. Check out other prescriber and payer trends below.

To read the full Reality Check on Multiple Sclerosis 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