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UnitedHealth Goes With Praluent, Snubs Repatha

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Executive Summary

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi SA managed to get their proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor Praluent (alirocumab) onto another big US payer's formulary – this time mega health insurer UnitedHealth Group's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) unit OptumRx.