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Lilly to CMS: Failure to cover Amyvid will chill Alzheimer's R&D

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Executive Summary

After a long road to approval for its non-therapeutic radiopharmaceutical Amyvid (florbetapir F 18 injection), the issue Lilly has been grappling with over the past year – Medicare reimbursement – is a perfect example of how getting a product across the FDA finish line is never the last hurdle in reaching success.



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