What is the J code for Synagis?
The administration code for Synagis is 90772 (therapeutic, prophylactic, or diagnostic injection [specify drug or substance]; subcutaneous or intramuscular).
How much does the Synagis shot cost?
The cost for Synagis intramuscular solution (100 mg/mL) is around $1,709 for a supply of 0.5 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit….Intramuscular Solution.
How much does palivizumab cost?
The cost of a 100-mg vial of palivizumab also ranged between $904 and $1866 (2017 USDs). The influential nature of both parameters was expected given that reduction in RSV and RSV hospitalization is essential to reduction in costs and future sequelae, whereas the costs of palivizumab is directly related to the ICER.
Who gets SYNAGIS?
SYNAGIS gives babies who are born prematurely (at or before 35 weeks, and who are 6 months of age or less at the beginning of RSV season) the infection-fighting antibodies they lack, helping protect their vulnerable lungs from RSV.
How many doses of SYNAGIS are given?
Only administer one dose per vial. The efficacy of SYNAGIS at doses less than 15 mg/kg, or of dosing less frequently than monthly throughout the RSV season, has not been established.
Is SYNAGIS expensive?
The drug is called Synagis (palivizumab) and it costs between $5,000 and $9,000 per infant per year — still as expensive as when it first became available almost 20 years ago. Why does it cost so much?
Who needs SYNAGIS?
How does SYNAGIS help? SYNAGIS gives babies who are born prematurely (at or before 35 weeks, and who are 6 months of age or less at the beginning of RSV season) the infection-fighting antibodies they lack, helping protect their vulnerable lungs from RSV.
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Can Synagis be given at home?
Who administers Synagis? Synagis is administered in your home by our Genesis At Home nurse. The nurse will administer a Synagis injection into your child’s thigh.