- RedescaTM and Redesca HPTM now covered for public reimbursement in 7 provinces and territories across Canada
- Private payer health plan coverage in Canada now at 70%
MONTREAL, QUEBEC , July 13, 2021 – Valeo Pharma Inc. (CSE:VPH, OTCQB: VPHIF, FSE: VP2) (“Valeo” or the “Company”), a Canadian pharmaceutical company, announced today that RedescaTM and Redesca HPTM, its low molecular weight heparin (“LMWH”) biosimilar, is now covered for public reimbursement in 7 provinces and territories across the country in addition to several governmental agencies and 70% of privately insured lives in Canada for private payer health plans reimbursement.
Amongst Canadian provinces, territories and governmental agencies presently publicly covering RedescaTM and Redesca HPTM for reimbursement are, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Non Insured Health Benefits for registered First Nations and recognized Inuit and Veterans Affairs Canada. Public reimbursement coverage in the remaining provinces is anticipated by the end of the year.
“We are very pleased to have secured public reimbursement coverage for Redesca by a majority of provinces across the country and to be in advanced discussion stages for the remaining provinces. Reimbursement coverage is always a key component of any commercialization strategy in healthcare industry and we are executing according to plan with regards to our Redesca program”, said Frederic Fasano, Valeo’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “As one of our three transformative products recently launched, Redesca has already started materially impacting our financial performance. Given the positive feedback gathered from the field by our dedicated team, we are confident to see Redesca continue to grow rapidly and help us deliver on its clinical ans medical values, going forward”.
About RedescaTM, Redesca HPTM
Redesca is a low molecular weight heparin biosimilar. LMWHs are injectable anticoagulant drugs used primarily to treat and prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Redesca has more than 8 years of proven in-market safety internationally. and more than 150 million patient days treated in Europe alone.
About Valeo Pharma
Valeo Pharma is a Canadian pharmaceutical company dedicated to the commercialization of innovative prescription products in Canada with a focus on Respiratory Diseases, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Oncology and Hospital Specialty Products. Headquartered in Kirkland, Quebec Valeo Pharma has all the required capabilities and the full infrastructure to register and properly manage its growing product portfolio through all stages of commercialization. For more information, please visit www.valeopharma.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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