Insurance coverage of BOTOX and CGRP

Insurance coverage of BOTOX and CGRP

It has come to the attention of the members of the Canadian Headache Society that some insurance companies are refusing to cover the combination of Botox and a CGRP monoclonal antibody (BTX + CGRP MAB). Currently available CGRP monoclonal antibodies are erenumab...
Forum en français (French Forum)

Forum en français (French Forum)

Cher/chère collègue, La Société Canadienne des Céphalées propose depuis 2018 un forum de discussion sécurisé à ses membres leur permettant d’échanger au sujet de questions cliniques ou de recherche. Ce forum est accessible uniquement aux membres. Il a été exprimé que...
Canadian Migraine Tracker – Questions and Answers

Canadian Migraine Tracker – Questions and Answers

Recently, the Canadian Headache Society launched an App for migraine monitoring: the Canadian Migraine Tracker.Using a headache diary is a good way to keep track of the situation and observe the results of treatments. Many options are available, paper and app. Many...
CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies are coming to Canada and are stirring a lot of interest from the medical community.  Patients also have many questions about these new treatments. Migraine Canada has created a handout to provide basic information. Have a look, and if you are a health...
AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

Dear CHS colleagues, Please find a message from the AHS president, Kathleen Digre, summarizing some aspects of CGRP MAB therapy. Exciting prospects ahead (and lots of forms) — Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology Headache Leader,...