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Provenge, Jevtana Covered Without PA By Nearly 50% Of Payers In Analysis

Executive Summary

Dendreon’s Provenge (sipuleucel-T) and Sanofi-Aventis’ Jevtana (cabazitaxel) were covered by nearly 50% of commercial plans without prior authorization requirements during the first quarter of 2011, according to an analysis of payer policies for the novel prostate cancer therapies conducted by The Zitter Group.

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