4:47 PM
Jun 03, 2014
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

CMS could save $18B by switching to Avastin from Lucentis

Medicare Part B could save $18 billion over 10 years if all patients were to receive Avastin bevacizumab instead of Lucentis ranibizumab to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diabetic macular edema (DME), according to an University of Michigan. The analysis, published in Health Affairs, estimates additional savings of $5 billion for patients and $6 billion in...

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