Biosimilar Regulatory solution center

  1. How Recent Regulatory & Payer Developments Impact U.S. Biosimilar Access
    6/19/2018

    In this second installment of a three-part series, industry stakeholders discuss recent developments in the U.S. marketplace from both the regulatory and payer viewpoints, with an emphasis on how these may lead to opportunities for biosimilar manufacturers.

  2. Critique Of Literature Review Highlights Areas For Future Study And Education
    6/12/2018

    A recently published literature review of biosimilar switching studies drew some pushback in the form of a letter to the editor. Though this letter may seem, on the surface, another frustrating bump in the road, it raises several new, important lines of inquiry for biosimilar makers and stakeholders to explore in future publications.

  3. Market Access Impediments: Where Should Biosimilars Go From Here?
    6/12/2018

    In this first article of a three-part roundtable industry experts share their insights on the status of the market for biosimilars and explore some of the reasons for the difference between the U.S. and Europe.

  4. Recent Conference Reveals Growing Wave Of Biosimilar Social Responsibility
    6/4/2018

    I’ve heard it said that innovation in the biosimilar world extends beyond the actual scientific and technical development of the product; innovation also applies to the act of changing and shaping regulations and perspectives. This year’s conference really emphasized the specific tasks being carried out by members of biosimilar companies, patient advocacy groups, payers, and research organizations to change and advance perspectives.

  5. Recent Supreme Court Decisions On Inter Partes Review — What Biosimilar Developers Need To Know
    5/22/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued two decisions related to inter partes review (IPR). This article will briefly introduce IPR, discuss the Supreme Court’s decisions, explain how these decisions may impact IPR and biosimilar companies, and suggest how biosimilar companies should respond.

  6. Amgen And Avalere Reports Reveal "Upside Down" Payer Biosimilar Realities
    5/18/2018

    While Amgen’s report shares payers’ broad considerations about biosimilars and the impact they’d have, Avalere’s report digs more deeply into the available data from payers to show just how biosimilars are stacking up. And, frankly speaking, I found some of the information quite concerning.

  7. 6 Ways Biosimilar Companies Should Engage State Governments
    5/8/2018

    This article provides insights and several solutions for biosimilar companies to engage local politicians and patients in a manner that is mutually beneficial. 

  8. Why Medicare Pass-Through Status Must Remain For Biosimilars
    5/4/2018

    A U.S. House-passed version of the Continuing Resolution (CR) threatened to remove an integral tool for biosimilar reimbursement under Medicare Part B. Though this tool (pass-through status) will remain for biosimilars, this ultimately raises questions about the importance of pass-through status and how eliminating it could impact the industry as a whole.

  9. Why Biosimilar Makers Should Pay More Attention To U.S. State Governments
    5/1/2018

    A critical mechanism in the U.S. constitutional framework is often overlooked in a larger public affairs strategy — the right of a state to govern itself in most aspects. This article conveys the importance of shifting resources from the federal campaign efforts to a more local effort to ensure biosimilar success.

  10. Economics And The Clinic: What Biosimilar Manufacturers Must Consider
    4/30/2018

    In the second of this two-part article, McKesson Specialty Health's Omar Hafez and Pete Perron discuss how to approach the complex financial landscape in the clinic and help incentivize clinics to use biosimilars.