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Surveyed U.S. Neurologists Are More Likely Than Payers to Consider Biogen Idec's Tecfidera to be a Breakthrough in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
Date:9/3/2013

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that more than half of surveyed neurologists consider Biogen Idec's Tecfidera to be a breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), slightly greater than those who feel the same about Novartis's Gilenya and nearly twice as many as for Genzyme's Aubagio. Conversely, less than one-third of surveyed managed care organization (MCO) pharmacy directors/medical directors (PDs/MDs) identify Gilenya, Aubagio or Tecfidera as breakthrough treatments, perhaps underscoring their decision to most commonly cover all three oral agents on nonpreferred tiers in their largest commercial plans. Notably, approximately one-quarter of surveyed MCO PDs/MDs did not cover Aubagio or Tecfidera at the time the survey was fielded, which is likely due to the recent launches of these agents. 

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The U.S. Physician and Payer Forum report entitled The Rapidly Evolving Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Landscape: How Are U.S. Physicians and Payers Responding to the Influx of New Disease-Modifying Therapies?  also finds that two emerging products, Biogen Idec's Plegridy (a pegylated version of Biogen Idec's Avonex) and Teva's Copaxone 40 mg/ml, dosed three-times weekly (a reformulation of Teva's once-daily 20mg/ml Copaxone), will experience usage patterns and market access positioning similar to those of their respective predecessor compounds. This finding suggests that physicians and payers consider the clinical value of these new products to be sufficient to drive use and coverage, but that they lack strong differentiation from their respective
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