Methotrexate is an immunosuppressant medication. It may be prescribed to treat cancers, forms of arthritis, and psoriasis.
Methotrexate use is of underwriting concern. Below are some conditions that when treated with this medication, or combination of this medication, are a decline for Medicare Supplement coverage.
- Osteoarthritis treated with any dosage of Methotrexate
- Rheumatoid arthritis treated with any dosage of Methotrexate and Prednisone
- Rheumatoid arthritis treated with more than 25 mg/week of Methotrexate