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Answer a few simple questions to find out which patient assistance option might be right for your patient.

  • Is your patient insured?

  • Does the patient's insurance cover his or her RITUXAN?

  • Does your patient have commercial insurance?

    What does this mean?
  • Has your patient already been referred to the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card and is either ineligible or no longer receiving assistance?

  • Has your patient already been referred to an independent co-pay assistance foundation and is either ineligible or no longer receiving assistance?

  • Is the patient 18 years of age or older?

Your Patient Might Qualify for a Referral to the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card

If eligible commercially insured patients need assistance with their out-of-pocket costs, RITUXAN Access Solutions can refer them to the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card.*

 

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*In order to be eligible for the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card, the patient must have commercial insurance, must not have Medicare, Medicaid or other government insurance, and must meet other eligibility criteria. They also must agree to the rules set forth in the terms and conditions for the program. Please visit CopayAssistanceNow.com for the full list of terms and conditions.

Your Patient Might Qualify for a Referral to an Independent Co-pay Assistance Foundation

For eligible patients with commercial or public health insurance, RITUXAN Access Solutions offers referrals to independent co-pay assistance foundations.*

 

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*Genentech and Biogen do not influence or control the operations or eligibility criteria of any independent co-pay assistance foundation and cannot guarantee co-pay assistance after a referral from RITUXAN Access Solutions. The foundations to which we refer patients are not exhaustive or indicative of Genentech’s or Biogen's endorsement or financial support. There may be other foundations to support the patient's disease state.

Your Patient Might Qualify for a Referral to the Genentech Patient Foundation

The Genentech Patient Foundation provides free RITUXAN to people who don't have insurance coverage or who have financial concerns and to people who meet certain income criteria.*

 

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*To be eligible for free RITUXAN from the Genentech Patient Foundation, insured patients who have coverage for their medicine must have exhausted all other forms of patient assistance (including the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card and support from independent co-pay assistance foundations) and must meet financial criteria. Uninsured patients and insured patients without coverage for their medicine must meet different financial criteria.

Patient Assistance Options

Referrals to the Genentech BioOncolgy Co-pay Card

RITUXAN Access Solutions can refer eligible patients to the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card for help with the out-of-pocket costs associated with RITUXAN.*

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Referrals to Independent Co-pay Assistance Foundations

For eligible patients with commercial or public health insurance, RITUXAN Access Solutions offers referrals to independent co-pay assistance foundations.†

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Referrals to the Genentech Patient Foundation

The Genentech Patient Foundation provides free RITUXAN to people who don't have insurance coverage or who have financial concerns and to people who meet certain income criteria.‡

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*In order to be eligible for the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card, the patient must have commercial insurance, must not have Medicare, Medicaid or other government insurance, and must meet other eligibility criteria. They also must agree to the rules set forth in the terms and conditions for the program. Please visit CopayAssistanceNow.com for the full list of terms and conditions.

†Genentech and Biogen do not influence or control the operations or eligibility criteria of any independent co-pay assistance foundation and cannot guarantee co-pay assistance after a referral from RITUXAN Access Solutions. The foundations to which we refer patients are not exhaustive or indicative of Genentech’s or Biogen's endorsement or financial support. There may be other foundations to support the patient's disease state.

‡To be eligible for free RITUXAN from the Genentech Patient Foundation, insured patients who have coverage for their medicine must have exhausted all other forms of patient assistance (including the Genentech BioOncology Co-pay Card and support from independent co-pay assistance foundations) and must meet financial criteria. Uninsured patients and insured patients without coverage for their medicine must meet different financial criteria.

PAN=Patient Authorization and Notice of Request for Transmission of Health Information to Genentech Access Solutions and Genentech® Access to Care Foundation.

Important Safety Information & Indication

Indication

RITUXAN® (Rituximab) is indicated for the treatment of patients with:

  • Relapsed or refractory, low-grade or follicular, CD20-positive, B-cell NHL as a single agent
  • Previously untreated follicular, CD20 positive, B cell NHL in combination with first line chemotherapy and, in patients achieving a complete or partial response to a rituximab product in combination with chemotherapy, as single-agent maintenance therapy
  • Non-progressing (including stable disease), low-grade, CD20-positive, B-cell NHL, as a single agent, after first-line CVP chemotherapy
  • Previously untreated diffuse large B-cell, CD20-positive NHL in combination with CHOP or other anthracycline-based chemotherapy regimens
  • Previously untreated and previously treated CD20-positive CLL in combination with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide (FC)

BOXED WARNINGS

WARNING: FATAL INFUSION-RELATED REACTIONS, SEVERE MUCOCUTANEOUS REACTIONS, HEPATITIS B VIRUS REACTIVATION and PROGRESSIVE MULTIFOCAL LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY

  • Infusion-related reactions: RITUXAN administration can result in serious, including fatal infusion-related reactions. Deaths within 24 hours of RITUXAN infusion have occurred. Approximately 80% of fatal infusion reactions occurred in association with the first infusion. Monitor patients closely. Discontinue RITUXAN infusion for severe reactions and provide medical treatment for Grade 3 or 4 infusion-related reactions
  • Severe Mucocutaneous Reactions: Severe, including fatal, mucocutaneous reactions can occur in patients receiving RITUXAN
  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Reactivation: HBV reactivation can occur in patients treated with RITUXAN, in some cases resulting in fulminant hepatitis, hepatic failure, and death. Screen all patients for HBV infection before treatment initiation, and monitor patients during and after treatment with RITUXAN. Discontinue RITUXAN and concomitant medications in the event of HBV reactivation
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML), including fatal PML, can occur in patients receiving RITUXAN

Warnings and Precautions

  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome: Acute renal failure, hyperkalemia, hypocalcemia, hyperuricemia, or hyperphosphatemia from tumor lysis, some fatal, can occur within 12−24 hours after the first infusion of RITUXAN in patients with NHL. Administer aggressive intravenous hydration, anti-hyperuricemic agents, monitor renal function
  • Infections: Serious, including fatal, bacterial, fungal, and new or reactivated viral infections can occur during and following the completion of RITUXAN-based therapy. RITUXAN is not recommended for use in patients with severe, active infections
  • Cardiovascular Adverse Reactions: Discontinue infusions in case of serious or life-threatening events
  • Renal Toxicity: Severe, including fatal, renal toxicity can occur after RITUXAN administration in patients with NHL. Discontinue in patients with rising serum creatinine or oliguria
  • Bowel Obstruction and Perforation: Abdominal pain, bowel obstruction and perforation, in some cases leading to death, can occur in patients receiving RITUXAN in combination with chemotherapy. Consider and evaluate for abdominal pain, vomiting, or related symptoms
  • Immunization: Live virus vaccinations prior to or during RITUXAN treatment not recommended
  • Embryo-Fetal Toxicity: Can cause neonatal harm. Advise of potential risk to neonates and use of effective contraception.

Additional Important Safety Information

  • The most common Grade 3 or 4 adverse reactions in clinical trials of NHL and CLL were infusion-related reactions, neutropenia, leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, and infections. Additionally, lymphopenia and lung disorder were seen in NHL trials; and febrile neutropenia, pancytopenia, hypotension, and hepatitis B were seen in CLL trials
  • The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥25%) in clinical trials of NHL and CLL were infusion-related reactions. Additionally, fever, lymphopenia, chills, infection, and asthenia were seen in NHL trials; and neutropenia was seen in CLL trials

For additional safety information, please see the full prescribing information, including BOXED WARNINGS and Medication Guide.

Attention Healthcare Provider: Provide Medication Guide to patient prior to RITUXAN infusion.

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.