POLIVY Coverage

Benefits Investigations

POLIVY Access Solutions can conduct a benefits investigation (BI) to help you determine if a Genentech medicine is covered, if prior authorizations (PAs) are required, which specialty pharmacy (SP) the health insurance plan prefers and if patient assistance might be needed.

Potential outcomes of a BI:

  • Treatment is covered
  • PA is required
  • Treatment is denied

Both the Prescriber Service Form and the Patient Consent Form must be received before POLIVY Access Solutions can begin helping your patient.

These can be downloaded from Forms and Documents or submitted online via My Patient Solutions.

The completion and submission of coverage- or reimbursement-related documentation are the responsibility of the patient and health care provider. Genentech makes no representation or guarantee concerning coverage or reimbursement for any service or item.

Prior Authorization

POLIVY Access Solutions can help you identify if a prior authorization (PA) is necessary and offer resources as you obtain it for your patient. Both the Prescriber Service Form and the Patient Consent Form must be received before POLIVY Access Solutions can begin helping your patient.

If your patient’s request for a PA is not granted, your BioOncology Field Reimbursement Manager (BFRM) or POLIVY Access Solutions Specialist can work with you to determine your next steps. You can find more tips like this in Forms and Documents

The completion and submission of coverage- or reimbursement-related documentation are the responsibility of the patient and health care provider. Genentech makes no representation or guarantee concerning coverage or reimbursement for any service or item.

Important Safety Information & Indication

Indication Statement

POLIVY in combination with bendamustine and a rituximab product is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), not otherwise specified, after at least 2 prior therapies.

Accelerated approval was granted for this indication based on complete response rate. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in a confirmatory trial.

Warnings and Precautions
Peripheral Neuropathy: Monitor patients for peripheral neuropathy and modify or discontinue dose accordingly.
Infusion-Related Reactions: Premedicate with an antihistamine and an antipyretic. Monitor patients closely during infusions. Interrupt or discontinue infusion if reactions occur.
Myelosuppression: Monitor complete blood counts. Manage using dose delays or reductions and growth factor support. Monitor for signs of infection.
Serious and Opportunistic Infections: Closely monitor patients for signs of bacterial, fungal, or viral infections.
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML): Monitor patients for new or worsening neurological, cognitive, or behavioral changes suggestive of PML.
Tumor Lysis Syndrome: Closely monitor patients with high tumor burden or rapidly proliferating tumors.
Hepatotoxicity: Monitor liver enzymes and bilirubin.
Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Can cause fetal harm. Advise females of reproductive potential of the potential risk to a fetus and to use effective contraception during treatment and for 3 months after the last dose.

The Most Common Adverse Reactions
The most common adverse reactions (≥20%) included neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia, peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, pyrexia, decreased appetite, abdominal pain, and pneumonia.

You may report side effects to the FDA at (800) FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Genentech at (888) 835-2555.

Please see the full Prescribing Information for additional Important Safety Information.