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Trodelvy™ (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) (Intravenous)

Policy Number: VP-0532

Last Review Date: 09/01/2020

Date of Origin: 06/02/2020

Dates Reviewed: 06/2020, 09/2020

I. Length of Authorization

Coverage will be provided for six months and may be renewed.

II. Dosing Limits

  1. Quantity Limit (max daily dose) [NDC Unit]:
  • Trodelvy 180 mg vial – 12 vials every 21 days 
  1. Max Units (per dose and over time) [HCPCS Unit]:
  • 108 billable units weekly for two doses every 21 days

III. Initial Approval Criteria 

Coverage is provided in the following conditions:

  • Patient at least 18 years of age; AND

Universal Criteria

  • Therapy will NOT be substituted for or used in combination with irinotecan; AND
  • Therapy will not be used in combination with UGT1A1 inhibitors (e.g., nilotinib, regorafenib, etc.) or inducers (e.g., phenytoin, carbamazepine, etc.); AND
  • Used as single agent therapy; AND

Breast Cancer  

  • Patient has recurrent or metastatic disease; AND
  • Patient has unequivocal triple-negative disease [TNBC] (i.e., estrogen, progesterone, and HER2-negative)*; AND
  • Patient was previously treated with at least two systemic therapies for metastatic disease including

Note: Patients that are homozygous for the uridine diphosphate-glucuronosyl transferase 1A1 (UGT1A1)*28 allele should be closely monitored for adverse reactions.

FDA approved indication(s),Compendia Recommended Indication(s); Ф Orphan Drug

*HER2-negative expression criteria: 

  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC) assay is 0 or 1+; OR
  • Dual-probe in situ hybridization (ISH) assay indicating (Group 5) HER2/CEP17 ratio <2.0 AND average HER2 copy number <4.0 signals/cell; OR
  • Concurrent dual-probe ISH and IHC assay results indicating one of the following:
  • (Group 2) HER2/CEP17 ratio ≥2.0 AND average HER2 copy number <4.0 signals/cell and concurrent IHC 0-1+ or 2+; OR
  • (Group 3) HER2/CEP17 ratio <2.0 AND average HER2 copy number ≥6.0 signals/cell and concurrent IHC 0-1+; OR
  • (Group 4) HER2/CEP17 ratio <2.0 AND average HER2 copy number ≥4.0 and <6.0 signals/cell and concurrent IHC 0-1+ or 2+

*ER/PR-negative expression criteria: 

  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC) assay:  Sample is considered ER/PR negative if the percentage of cancer cells staining on evaluation is <1% OR 0% of tumor cell nuclei are immunoreactive

Note: A sample may be deemed uninterpretable for ER or PR if the sample is inadequate (insufficient cancer or severe artifacts present, as determined at the discretion of the pathologist), if external and internal controls (if present) do not stain appropriately, or if pre-analytic variables have interfered with the assay’s accuracy.

IV. Renewal Criteria 

Coverage can be renewed based upon the following criteria:

  • Patient continues to meet universal and other indication-specific relevant criteria such as concomitant therapy requirements (not including prerequisite therapy),  performance status, etc. identified in section III; AND
  • Disease response with treatment as defined by stabilization of disease or decrease in size of tumor or tumor spread; AND
  • Absence of unacceptable toxicity from the drug. Examples of unacceptable toxicity include the following: severe hypersensitivity, severe nausea/vomiting, severe neutropenia/febrile neutropenia, severe diarrhea, etc.

V. Dosage/Administration

Indication

Dose

Breast Cancer

Administer 10 mg/kg as an intravenous infusion once weekly on Days 1 and 8 of 21-day treatment cycles. Continue treatment until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Do not administer doses greater than 10 mg/kg.

VI. Billing Code/Availability Information

HCPCS Code:

  • J9999 – Not otherwise classified, antineoplastic drugs
  • C9066 – Injection, sacituzumab govitecan-hziy, 2.5 mg; 1 billable unit=10 mg (HOPPS-Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Use Only) (Effective 10/1/20)

NDC:

  • Trodelvy 180 mg lyophilized powder in a single-use vial: 55135-0132-xx 

VII. References

  1. Trodelvy [package insert].  Morris Plains, NJ; Immunomedics, Inc; April 2020. Accessed August 2020.
  2. Referenced with permission from the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) sacituzumab govitecan. National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2020. The NCCN Compendium® is a derivative work of the NCCN Guidelines®. NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK®, NCCN®, and NCCN GUIDELINES® are trademarks owned by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. To view the most recent and complete version of the Compendium, go online to NCCN.org. Accessed August 2020.
  3. Referenced with permission from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Breast Cancer 5.2020. National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 2020. NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK®, NCCN®, and NCCN GUIDELINES® are trademarks owned by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. To view the most recent and complete version of the Guidelines, go online to NCCN.org. Accessed August 2020.
  4. Fahrenbruch R, Kintzel P, Bott AM, et al. Dose Rounding of Biologic and Cytotoxic Anticancer Agents: A Position Statement of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association. J Oncol Pract. 2018 Mar;14(3):e130-e136.
  5. Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (2019). Intravenous Cancer Drug Waste Issue Brief. Retrieved from http://www.hoparx.org/images/hopa/advocacy/Issue-Briefs/Drug_Waste_2019.pdf
  6. Bach PB, Conti RM, Muller RJ, et al. Overspending driven by oversized single dose vials of cancer drugs. BMJ. 2016 Feb 29;352:i788.
  7. Bardia A, Mayer IA, Vahdat LT, et al. Sacituzumab Govitecan-hziy in Refractory Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2019 Feb 21;380(8):741-751. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1814213.
  8. Wolff AC, Hammond EH, Allison KH, et al. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 testing in breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists Clinical Practice Guideline Focused Update. J Clin Oncol 2018;36:2105-2122.
  9. Allison KH, Hammond EH, Dowsett M, et al. Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Testing in Breast Cancer: ASCO/CAP Guideline Update. J Clin Oncol 38:1346-1366.

Appendix 1 – Covered Diagnosis Codes

ICD-10

ICD-10 Description

C50.011

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, right female breast

C50.012

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, left female breast

C50.019

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, unspecified female breast

C50.021

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, right male breast

C50.022

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, left male breast

C50.029

Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola, unspecified male breast

C50.111

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of right female breast

C50.112

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of left female breast

C50.119

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of unspecified female breast

C50.121

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of right male breast

C50.122

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of left male breast

C50.129

Malignant neoplasm of central portion of unspecified male breast

C50.211

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of right female breast

C50.212

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of left female breast

C50.219

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of unspecified female breast

C50.221

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of right male breast

C50.222

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of left male breast

C50.229

Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of unspecified male breast

C50.311

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of right female breast

C50.312

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of left female breast

C50.319

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of unspecified female breast

C50.321

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of right male breast

C50.322

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of left male breast

C50.329

Malignant neoplasm of lower-inner quadrant of unspecified male breast

C50.411

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of right female breast

C50.412

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of left female breast

C50.419

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of unspecified female breast

C50.421

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of right male breast

C50.422

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of left male breast

C50.429

Malignant neoplasm of upper-outer quadrant of unspecified male breast

C50.511

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of right female breast

C50.512

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of left female breast

C50.519

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of unspecified female breast

C50.521

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of right male breast

C50.522

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of left male breast

C50.529

Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of unspecified male breast

C50.611

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of right female breast

C50.612

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of left female breast

C50.619

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of unspecified female breast

C50.621

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of right male breast

C50.622

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of left male breast

C50.629

Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of unspecified male breast

C50.811

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of right female breast

C50.812

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of left female breast

C50.819

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of unspecified female breast

C50.821

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of right male breast

C50.822

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of left male breast

C50.829

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of unspecified male breast

C50.911

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of right female breast

C50.912

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of left female breast

C50.919

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of unspecified female breast

C50.921

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of right male breast

C50.922

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of left male breast

C50.929

Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of unspecified male breast

Z85.3

Personal history of malignant neoplasm of breast

Appendix 2 – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Medicare coverage for outpatient (Part B) drugs is outlined in the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Pub. 100-2), Chapter 15, §50 Drugs and Biologicals. In addition, National Coverage Determination (NCD), Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Articles may exist and compliance with these policies is required where applicable. They can be found at: http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/search/advanced-search.aspx. Additional indications may be covered at the discretion of the health plan.

Medicare Part B Covered Diagnosis Codes (applicable to existing NCD/LCD/Article): N/A

Medicare Part B Administrative Contractor (MAC) Jurisdictions

Jurisdiction

Applicable State/US Territory

Contractor

E (1)

CA, HI, NV, AS, GU, CNMI

Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC

F (2 & 3)

AK, WA, OR, ID, ND, SD, MT, WY, UT, AZ

Noridian Healthcare Solutions, LLC

5

KS, NE, IA, MO

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corp (WPS)

6

MN, WI, IL

National Government Services, Inc. (NGS)

H (4 & 7)

LA, AR, MS, TX, OK, CO, NM

Novitas Solutions, Inc.

8

MI, IN

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corp (WPS)

N (9)

FL, PR, VI

First Coast Service Options, Inc.

J (10)

TN, GA, AL

Palmetto GBA, LLC

M (11)

NC, SC, WV, VA (excluding below)

Palmetto GBA, LLC

L (12)

DE, MD, PA, NJ, DC (includes Arlington & Fairfax counties and the city of Alexandria in VA)

Novitas Solutions, Inc.

K (13 & 14)

NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, ME, NH

National Government Services, Inc. (NGS)

15

KY, OH

CGS Administrators, LLC