[A13-44] Ipilimumab (new therapeutic indication) - Benefit assessment according to § 35a Social Code Book V (dossier assessment)

Last updated 17.03.2014

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 03.12.2013 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:


After completion of the assessment by IQWiG the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) conducts a commenting procedure. This may provide supplementary information and as a result lead to a modified benefit assessment. Further information and the decision on the early benefit assessment can be found on the relevant page of the G-BA website.


Ipilimumab in advanced melanoma: added benefit for non-pretreated patients not proven

Indirect comparison of individual patient data uncertain and biased, hence results were not interpretable

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2014-06-05 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


Info Service

Subscribe to daily updated information on projects, calls for tender, and events as well as our press releases.

Contact form

Questions about commissions, publications and press releases can be sent to us via this form.