Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of November 27, 2023.
Number 5: Although biosimilars have already generated savings for Medicare Part B programs and beneficiaries, opportunities for substantial reductions in spending remain, according to a report from the HHS.
Number 4: Several companies make moves to further their adalimumab biosimilars, Regeneron sues Celltrion over biosimilar for Eylea (aflibercept), and Health Canada grants marketing authorization for biosimilar referencing Stelara (ustekinumab).
Number 3: Biosimilar experts highlight the persisting confusion around interchangeability designations for biosimilars, including misunderstandings about the definition of interchangeability and the purpose these labels serve.
Number 2: As new biosimilars are added to CVS Caremark’s standard formulary, others are removed. One notable change is with the Humira biosimilars: the pharmacy benefit manager has removed Amjevita in favor of Hyrimoz and an unbranded biosimilar.
Number 1: Sarfaraz K. Niazi, PhD, offers hope for the end of interchangeability labels in the United States in his latest column.
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