Melanoma Clinical Trial
Healthcare Resource Utilization and Costs in Metastatic Melanoma Patients Initiated Dabrafenib + Trametinib and Encorafenib + Binimetinib
This was a retrospective cohort study using the MarketScan health care administrative claim databases: Truven Health Analytics' MarketScan Commercial Claims and Encounters; MarketScan Medicare Supplement and Coordination of Benefit. We conducted this analysis using the most recent available data from the MarketScan database at the time of analysis, which was 01 June 2018 to 31 December 2020. We initiated this analysis from 01 June 2018 as encorafenib + binimetinib (enco/bini) was approved for patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with BRAF mutation at this time.
At least one diagnosis of malignant melanoma (The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision [ICD-9] codes: 172.0-172.9 or V10.82; ICD-10 codes: C43.0 C43.10 C43.20 C43.30 C43.31 C43.39 C43.4 C43.59 C43.60 C43.70 C43.8 C43.9 D03.0 D03.10 D03.11 D03.12 D03.20 D03.21 D03.22 D03.30 D03.39 D03.4 D03.51 D03.52 D03.59 D03.60 D03.61 D03.62 D03.70 D03.71 D03.72 D03.8 D03.9 Z85.820) in the study period.
A diagnosis of metastasis (ICD-9 196.x, 197.x, 198.x, 199.x & ICD-10 C77.xx, ICD-10 C78.xx, ICD-10 C79.xx, ICD-10 C80.xx) within 30 days before or 60 days after their malignant melanoma diagnosis.
A prescription (pharmacy or medical claim) of enco/bini or dab/tram as a 1L therapy after the metastatic melanoma diagnosis date.
At least ≥18 years as of the index date.
At least 6 months of continuous enrollment before index date and 6 months after index date.
Patients with a diagnosis of other primary malignancy (ICD-9: 140.xx-165.xx, 170.xx-171.xx, 173.xx-195.xx, 200.xx-208.xx; ICD-10: C00.x - C14.x, C41.x, C49.x, C50, C51) during the 6 months pre-index period.
Patients with pregnancy (ICD-9: 630.xx-679.xx, V22.xx-V24.xx, V27.xx-V28.xx; ICD-10: O00 - O99) any time during the study period.
Patients with more than one melanoma-related drug prescription other than the index drug, on the index date.
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East Hanover New Jersey, 07936, United States
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