Effective September 6, 2011, Matulane® (procarbazine hydrochloride) capsules (NDC 54482-053-01) is distributed by Accredo Health Group Inc. Matulane is no longer ordered from Sigma-Tau, with the exception of VA/FSS orders.
Important changes to obtain Matulane: Matulane® (procarbazine hydrochloride) capsules (NDC 54482-053-01) remains distributed by Accredo Health Group Inc., a national specialty pharmacy. Matulane is now available to outpatient hospital and retail pharmacies for purchase through Accredo’s wholesale division. VA/Federal Supply Schedule orders for Matulane remain processed and shipped by Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Physicians and Pharmacies: Matulane continues to remain available to order through Accredo’s specialty pharmacy and shipped directly to the patient’s door. Additionally, outpatient hospital and retail pharmacies may now purchase Matulane through Accredo’s wholesale division.
Physicians can prescribe Matulane through Accredo’s specialty pharmacy and have it delivered to the patient’s door by completing and then faxing the Prescription & Enrollment Form to (888) 302-1028. Once received, Accredo will complete insurance and benefits verification and will follow up with the patient to collect any co-pay that may be due and/or arrange shipment of the drug directly to the patient.
Hospital and retail pharmacies can order Matulane by contacting Accredo’s wholesale division at (877) 900-9223:
- New customers must complete the Accredo Wholesale Agreement and fax a signed copy, along with a copy of the pharmacy license to (866) 628-8942. The order will ship after this step is completed.
- Fax orders to (866) 628-8942 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patients and Caregivers: There are two options available for patients to obtain Matulane:
Option 1: Matulane can be ordered through Accredo’s specialty pharmacy and shipped directly to the patient. If Matulane is obtained through Accredo’s specialty pharmacy your physician must complete and then fax the Prescription & Enrollment Form to Accredo. Once Accredo receives this information they will contact the patient or caregiver to collect any co-pay that may be due and/or arrange shipment of the drug directly to the patient.
Option 2: Matulane can be ordered and dispensed by your local pharmacy.
Matulane Reimbursement, Patient Assistance and Co-Pay Services: To ensure patients have access to Matulane, the following free-services can provide helpful information with regard to:
Reimbursement Assistance: (800) 490-3262
Patient Assistance Program: (800) 999-6673 ext. 336
Hodgkin Lymphoma Co-Pay Program: (800) 999-6673 ext. 457
Wholesalers with VA and Federal Supply Schedule Matulane Orders: VA and Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) customers will continue to receive Matulane orders that are processed and shipped by Sigma-Tau. These facilities will continue to place Matulane orders with their wholesalers by faxing drop ship order requests to (301) 948-3194 or submit order via EDI trading partner ID: ZZ:SIGMATAUGE. Wholesalers can only process Matulane orders received from VA/FSS customers, please forward all other orders to Accredo.
If you have any questions regarding future or current Matulane specialty pharmacy orders, please call Accredo Health Group at (888) 608-9010. Questions regarding wholesale orders can be directed to (877) 900-9223.