National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics

National Centre for
Pharmacoeconomics

NCPE Ireland

Patiromer (Veltassa®) is indicated for the treatment of hyperkalaemia in adults.

NCPE Assessment Process Complete
Rapid review received 11/10/2017
Rapid review completed 17/11/2017
Rapid Review outcome Full pharmacoeconomic assessment
recommended
Full pharmacoeconomic assessment commissioned by HSE 20/11/2017
Pre-submission consultation with Applicant 16/01/2018
Submission received from Applicant 13/04/2018
Preliminary review sent to Applicant 15/10/2018
NCPE assessment re-commenced 13/11/2018
Factual accuracy sent to Applicant 21/01/2019
NCPE assessment re-commenced 04/02/2019
NCPE assessment completed 13/02/2019
NCPE assessment outcome The NCPE recommends that patiromer (Veltassa®) not be considered for reimbursement.  This recommendation should be considered while also having regard to the criteria specified in the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013.

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