3:36 PM
Nov 21, 2012
 |  BC Extra  |  Top Story

Aetna adds coverage for Qsymia, Belviq

Health benefits manager Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) will now reimburse obesity drugs Belviq lorcaserin from Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) and Qsymia phentermine/topiramate from Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). Aetna said in a policy bulletin that it considers Qsymia and Belviq along with clinical supervision "medically necessary" for members who failed to lose at least one pound per week...

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