SNMMI will advocate for CMS to reimburse PET imaging for Aduhelm use

2021-06-11

SNMMI said it will advocate for the CMS to cover beta amyloid PET imaging for Biogen's newly approved Alzheimer's disease drug Aduhelm, or aducanumab. Amyloid PET scans are currently not included on Aduhelm's label as a requirement for prescribing the drug, but positive beta-amyloid PET scans were among major inclusion criteria in the trials that resulted in Aduhelm's approval, SNMMI noted.

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