Nucala® (mepolizumab)

Authorization forms

Traditional & Optimized (05/2019)

Medicare Part B (05/2019)

Nucala is not covered for Medicaid

No prior authorization required for:

  • Emergency room
  • Inpatient
  • Skilled nursing facility

Injectable auth/billing notes:

Medications billed with miscellaneous codes will be reviewed. Explanatory notes must accompany the claim.

Priority Health Medicare applies CMS local coverage determination criteria when available for Part B drugs.

Code(s): J2182

Benefit: Medical

Notes: Subcutaneous injection for treatment of asthma