Apalutamide (Erleada®). HTA ID: 20010

Assessment Status NCPE Assessment Process Complete
HTA ID 20010
Drug Apalutamide
Brand Erleada®
Indication For the treatment of metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer in combination with androgen deprivation therapy.
Assessment Process
Rapid review commissioned 26/02/2020
Rapid review completed 23/03/2020
Rapid review outcome A full HTA is recommended to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of apalutamide for this indication compared with the current standard of care.
Full pharmacoeconomic assessment commissioned by HSE 24/03/2020
Pre-submission consultation with Applicant 15/06/2020
Full submission received from Applicant 20/04/2021
Preliminary review sent to Applicant 01/11/2021
NCPE assessment re-commenced 26/11/2021
Factual accuracy sent to Applicant 09/02/2022
NCPE assessment re-commenced 17/02/2022
NCPE assessment completed 03/03/2022
NCPE assessment outcome The NCPE recommends that apalutamide (Erleada®) in combination with androgen deprivation therapy be considered for reimbursement if cost-effectiveness can be improved relative to existing treatments*.

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*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 following confidential price negotiations March 2023.