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Rituxan reimbursement program

Discussion in 'Rituximab: News and Research' started by Sherlock, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Sherlock

    Sherlock bicarb for exercise recovery and taming candida

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  2. Fred1234567

    Fred1234567

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    Thanks...anyone in Australia had any luck getting help with payments for rituximab/Mabtherra???
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    WillowJ Senior Member

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    that's cool :)

    we don't make the indicated conditions list just yet...
  4. Fred1234567

    Fred1234567

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    Thanks...Willow whilst we can't get rituximab cheap as it is not on the PBS it can be prescribed off label...see NSW there is a whole paper on off label use of Rituximab in NSW.

    But if the hospital won't apply for off-label then you need to pay which leads me back to the question has anyone in Australia had any luck getting help with payments for rituximab/Mabtherra from their hospital???
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    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    Hi Fred, do you know of any doctor who would be prepared to administer Rituximab in Australia?
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    Fred1234567

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    Hi I figure there are 2 problems 1 getting someone to prescribe R and then paying for it unless a hospital can be convinced to take you on. Lots of nos so far and working through the specialists!! Best conversations with oncologist but getting it actually prescribed is not easy. Are you thinking/trying to get R ?

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