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Is Repatha an allowable substitution for a Statin Medication? 

Repatha (evolocumab) is not a statin but some patients may use it along with a statin when their LDL remains high. If a patient is taking Repatha along with a statin, then the statin medication counts for the statin component. However, Repatha (evolocumab) alone does not count for the statin medication or exception. 


Creation date: 2/6/2019 1:09 PM (larsen@mncm.org)      Updated: 10/5/2021 3:13 PM (kormanik@mncm.org)
This category is for questions related to the Optimal Diabetes Care and the Optimal Vascular Care clinical quality measures.