Legal and Policy Challenges for the Coverage of and Payment for Cell and Gene Therapies (On-Demand Webinar)

Date: 01/24/24

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Overview: In this webinar, the speakers address legal and policy issues related to coverage and reimbursement of cell and gene therapies in the United States.  The speakers discuss issues such as federal requirements requiring coverage of such drugs, limitations on reimbursement, and legal restrictions on innovative payment arrangements.  The webinar also focuses on challenges in both the Medicare, Medicaid and commercial markets.  The presentation concludes with a discussion of proposed policy solutions and their potential impacts.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the legal framework for payers’ coverage and reimbursement for cell and gene therapies.
  • Develop insight into the key challenges for the Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial payer segments
  • Develop familiarity with proposals intended to promote access to these therapies and their costs and benefits.

Speaker Information:

Alex Dworkowitz, PartnerManatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Kristin Wolff, Vice President, Market Access, Bluebird Bio


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