Aralast NP

Generic name

Alpha-1-Proteinase Inhibitor

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$109,007.63

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.59

3.01%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Baxalta US Inc.

What is Aralast NP

This medication is used to treat lung problems (emphysema) caused by a certain inherited disease (alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency). In people with this condition, lung damage is caused by elastase, a natural substance that the body needs to kill bacteria in the lungs. Normally, a protein (alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor) stops elastase from working when it is no longer needed. However, in people who do not make enough of this protein, elastase does not stop working and damages the lungs. This medication replaces the missing alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor and helps to prevent further lung damage. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Aralast NP

Yes, Aralast NP is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Aralast NP was $0.59.

The average dose of Aralast NP received per year is 69,092,401 units

361 Medicare beneficiaries received Aralast NP in 2021, which was a 0.16% from 2020

There were 3,811 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.03% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $10,325.83

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Aralast NP was $109,007.63

Baxalta US Inc. received $39,351,752.95

The total amount spent on Aralast NP by Medicare is $39,351,752.95

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