Effective Dec. 1, 2018, for Medicare, brand-name Zytiga is covered and can be filled for the patient if he or she meets prior authorization criteria, although generic Zytiga (abiraterone) is not covered.

Prescribers with questions regarding this change 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.

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