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Sickle Cell Gene Therapy: Medicaid Needs Solutions For High Upfront Costs Soon

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With gene therapies for sickle cell disease looming and two new expensive therapies of to a slow start, access challenges could prevent a large portion of patients from receiving treatment, a report from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine concludes. The report urges development of new payment models, offering five ideas.

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