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Is alkeran tab 2mg covered by medicare part b or medicare part d ?

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Inactive 6 Dec 2012

Hello jtkjohn,

Medicare plan B.

Anti-Cancer, Oral
Part B Coverage Criteria: Oral drugs used
for cancer treatment that contain the same
active ingredient and are used for the same
indications as Part B-covered chemotherapy
drugs furnished incident to a physician’s
service (such as injectable dosage forms that
are not usually self-administered).

Medications under plan B

Busulfan (Myleran)
Capecitabine (Xeloda)
* Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
Etoposide (Vepesid)
Melphalan (Alkeran)
Temozolomide (Temodar)

Source: Medicare.-

Take care,


Inactive 6 Dec 2012

Additional Coverage Information:

PA NOT Required, except for drugs flagged with an asterisk to determine
Part B or Part D coverage and drugs on-formulary with prior auth that
are flagged with a PA. Part D Crossover Drug: If a drug in
this category is prescribed for any other approved indication not covered under Part B, the drug will be covered under the beneficiary’s Part D prescription benefit. Typically provided as out patient. Bill online by pharmacy.

kaismama 6 Dec 2012

Most anything needed for cancer is covered by part B.

Inactive 6 Dec 2012

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