Orexo’s digital remedy deprexis® reimbursed underneath the US Veterans Affairs Federal Provide Schedule

  • Orexo is granted a Veterans Affairs Federal Provide Schedule contract for deprexis® within the US and will probably be reimbursed and made obtainable by the federal authorities to be used inside the Veterans Affairs Well being System, Indian Well being Service and Division of Defence efficient late July 2022
  • This long-term contract supplies product entry to shut to fifteen million US residents who obtain healthcare by means of the federal authorities
  • Deprexis® will probably be made obtainable to sufferers as Orexo secures entry by means of healthcare suppliers with an anticipated begin late This fall 2022

UPPSALA, Sweden, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Orexo AB (publ.), (STO: ORX) (OTCQX: ORXOY), introduced immediately it has been granted a Veteran Affairs Federal Provide Schedule (VA FFS) contract for deprexis®, an evidence-based digital remedy for the therapy of signs of melancholy. As of late July 2022, deprexis® will probably be reimbursed by the federal authorities and made obtainable to federal healthcare suppliers, together with Veterans Affairs (VA), Indian Well being Service (IHS) and Division of Protection (DOD). The contract will expire in 2032.

To make the product obtainable for sufferers, Orexo will now provoke work with VA directors on the logistics for distribution and schooling in every of the 18 Veterans Built-in Companies Networks inside the VA, in addition to suppliers inside the IHS and the DOD. To make sure an optimum implementation, Orexo will work with chosen networks and suppliers throughout 2022 and the primary half of 2023, earlier than initiating a broader implementation. 

The preliminary commercialization will probably be managed inside the present OPEX steering, however bills will develop with confirmed income alternatives within the years to come back. The primary sufferers receiving deprexis® are anticipated late 2022 with a big improve in sufferers receiving deprexis® anticipated throughout 2023 as commercialization broadens to extra elements of Veterans Affairs, IHS, and DOD

Nikolaj Sorensen, CEO & President of Orexo AB, mentioned: “The settlement with the Veterans Affairs Federal Provide Schedule, is a milestone within the commercialization of deprexis® and our digital therapies, as it’s the first payer offering nationwide reimbursement for deprexis®. With a 10-year contract we sit up for a protracted collaboration to combine deprexis® into their therapy packages and guaranteeing veterans and their relations affected by melancholy can get quick and environment friendly entry to a scientifically confirmed digital remedy. We additionally sit up for a continued dialog with the Veterans Affairs about alternatives for our different digital therapies, vorvida® and MODIA™, to be added to the VA FFS.”

The federal authorities is among the largest payers and direct healthcare suppliers within the US, protecting well being care providers to just about 15 million US residents together with veterans and their households. The VA covers about 9 million Veterans by means of a community of practically 1,300 healthcare services. The IHS covers practically 3 million American Indians and Alaskan Natives by means of greater than 100 healthcare services in 37 states. The DOD additionally covers practically 3 million workers within the US and overseas.

In 2018, roughly one-third of all veterans receiving healthcare by means of the VA had not less than one identified psychological well being situation. The VA is at the moment projecting a 32 p.c improve in supply of outpatient psychological well being providers over the following 10 years.[1] As well as, in 2019 there was a big hole in psychological well being look after veterans with 53 p.c of veterans with any psychological sickness reporting receiving no therapy.[2]

For extra info, please contact:

Orexo AB (publ.)

Nikolaj Sørensen, President and CEO

Lena Wange, IR & Communications Director

Tel: +46 (0)18 780 88 00

Tel: +46 (0)18 780 88 00

E-mail: [email protected]

E-mail: [email protected]

About deprexis®

Deprexis® is a digital remedy for the therapy of signs of melancholy throughout a interval of 12-weeks. The remedy is developed in session with psychologists, physicians and sufferers and relies on cognitive behavioural remedy strategies. Sufferers can have entry to the remedy 24/7 and it may be used as a standalone therapy or alongside conventional prescription drugs. Deprexis® effectiveness in managing the signs of melancholy has been evaluated and printed in 12 randomized scientific trials (RCTs) together with greater than 2,800 sufferers.

About Orexo

Orexo develops improved prescription drugs and digital therapies addressing unmet wants inside the rising area of substance use problems and psychological well being. The merchandise are commercialized by Orexo within the US or through companions worldwide. The principle market immediately is the American marketplace for buprenorphine/naloxone merchandise, the place Orexo commercializes its lead product ZUBSOLV® for therapy of opioid use dysfunction. Whole internet gross sales for 2021 amounted to SEK 565 million and the variety of workers was 121. Orexo is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap (ORX) and is accessible as ADRs on OTCQX (ORXOY) within the US. The corporate is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, the place analysis and improvement actions are carried out.

For extra details about Orexo please go to, www.orexo.com. You too can comply with Orexo on Twitter, @orexoabpubl, LinkedIn and YouTube.

This info is info that Orexo AB (publ.) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The knowledge was submitted for publication, by means of the company of the contact individuals set out above, at 8.00 am CET on July 13, 2022.

[1] https://www.samhsa.gov/knowledge/websites/default/information/experiences/rpt31103/2019NSDUH-Veteran/Veteranspercent202019percent20NSDUH.pdf

[2] See reference 1 above

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