Anakinra (Kineret®). HTA ID: 22059

Assessment Status Rapid Review Complete
HTA ID 22059
Drug Anakinra
Brand Kineret®
Indication For the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adult patients with pneumonia requiring supplemental oxygen (low- or high-flow oxygen) who are at risk of progressing to severe respiratory failure determined by plasma concentration of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) of at least 6 ng/ml.
Assessment Process
Rapid review commissioned 26/08/2022
Rapid review completed 29/09/2022
Rapid review outcome A full HTA is not recommended. The NCPE recommends that anakinra 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.

The HSE has approved reimbursement, December 2022.