From AAP Pediatrics, Vol 147, May 2021
Vasopressin-Dependent Disorders: What Is New In Children?
State of the art review.
ure-Na is available to order for next day arrival from most retail pharmacies. The pharmacist will usually need the National Drug Code # (NDC) to find ure-Na in their warehouse ordering system. NDC # 62530-0000-11.
If a patient is being discharged on a Friday, we recommend that they are discharged with enough doses to last until Monday afternoon as retail pharmacies typically get deliveries weekdays Monday - Friday.
Current medicare policy is that medical foods like ure-Na are only covered when being administered via tube feeding. Managed medicare plans such as Medicare HMO, PPO and Advantage as well as commercial plans will often cover ure-Na under the medical side of insurance (not Rx) as a DME item.
The patient will need to follow up with an outpatient provider for PA under medical.
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