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MMIT Reality Check on Psoriatic Arthritis (July 2020)

Posted by Matt Breese on Jul 17, 2020

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According to our recent payer coverage analysis for psoriatic arthritis 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 psoriatic arthritis treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, about 77% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

MMIT-Reality Check-Psoriatic Arthritis-3Q2020Data snapshot as of Q3 2020

Trends: In December 2019, the FDA approved Amgen Inc.’s Avsola (infliximabaxxq) for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis, moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease in adult and pediatric populations, moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in adult and pediatric populations, chronic severe plaque psoriasis and ankylosing spondylitis. It is the fourth biosimilar of Remicade (infliximab) from Janssen Biotech, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, that the agency has approved.  

To read the full Reality Check on Psoriatic Arthritis 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