[A20-90] Filgotinib (rheumatoid arthritis) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V

Last updated 15.01.2021

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 15.10.2020 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Muscles, bones and joints


Adults with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis who have responded inadequately to, or who are intolerant to one or more DMARDs

Result of dossier assessment:

First-time therapy with bDMARDs or tsDMARDs indicated: in combination with MTX, hint of minor added benefit. Other constellations: added benefit not proven.


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.


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