Yervoy® (ipilimumab)

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): J9228

Benefit: Medical

Notes: Treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma

Criteria for coverage:

  • See PA form for criteria for Commercial, Medicaid and Medicare