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Information about the launch of generic Exjade

Effective April 1, 2019, generic Exjade (deferasirox) is not covered for Medicare patients; brand Exjade will continue to be covered with prior authorization (PA) and can be filled for the patient.

Prescribers with questions regarding this may call 1-800-555-CLIN (1-800-555-2546), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. Prescribers in Puerto Rico should call 1-866-488-5991.

Generic Exjade FAQs , PDF opens new window

Information about the launch of generic Ventolin HFA

Effective Jan. 19, 2019, generic Ventolin HFA (albuterol HFA) is not covered for Medicare patients; brand Ventolin HFA will continue to be covered and can be filled for the patient.

Prescribers with questions regarding this may call 1-800-555-CLIN (1-800-555-2546), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. Prescribers in Puerto Rico should call 1-866-488-5991.

Generic Ventolin HFA FAQs , PDF opens new window

Med-Edit update notification

Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, Humana Pharmacy Solutions will make enhancements to the opioid utilization program point-of-sale edits based on the opioid thresholds below. Please note: Patients with cancer or in hospice will not be flagged for this edit.

Med-Edit Notification , PDF opens new window