I was told a prior authorization is needed to cover Contrave® (naltrexone / bupropion). What is that?

Prior authorization is paperwork requested by your insurance carrier to justify the use of Contrave® (naltrexone / bupropion). Some insurance plans will require a prior authorization be completed in order to cover the cost of Contrave. Your healthcare provider will complete the paperwork. Unfortunately this is not a guarantee of coverage.

Learn more about Contrave here.

Brooke Marsico, PA-C

Brooke Marsico, PA-C

About the Author
Brooke Marsico completed her physician assistant training at Midwestern University. Brooke is passionate about helping patients living with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss and improve their health.Learn more about Brooke here.

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