Managing the Challenges of Paying for Gene Therapy: Strategies for Market Action and Policy Reform

Eric NormanFoCUS, Publications, Whitepapers

Gene therapies delivered through a single administration have revolutionized treatment possibilities for many patients living with serious or fatal conditions such as spinal muscular atrophy, hemophilia, and sickle cell disease. … Read More

A practical approach for defining outcomes and thresholds for predictive healthcare algorithm development using real-world dataOut

Eric NormanLEAPS, Whitepapers

As the healthcare system evolves towards value-based care, predictive algorithms can play a critical role, but their findings must be perceived as meaningful, substantial, and actionable by those outside the … Read More

Precision Reimbursement Roundtable Proceedings

Eric NormanNews, Whitepapers

A framework to promote broader adoption of payment innovation As pharmaceutical companies launch novel products and payers strive to manage treatment costs and affordabili- ty, patient access can suffer. Payment … Read More

Emerging market solutions for financing and reimbursement of durable cell and gene therapies

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

The FoCUS project was launched in 2016 with the aim of developing precision financing solutions that address the challenges and financial impact created by durable cell and gene therapies entering … Read More

Warranty Model: A potential precision financing solution for durable cell and gene therapies

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

Durable cell and gene therapies are poised for rapid growth – potentially providing transformative benefits for patients and exacerbating financial challenges for payers, providers, patients, and therapeutic developers. With five … Read More

Tracking the CAR-T revolution: Analysis of clinical trials of CAR-T and TCR therapies for the treatment of cancer

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

Chimeric antigen receptor and T-cell receptor (CAR-T/TCR) cellular immunotherapies have shown remarkable success in the treatment of some refractory B-cell malignancies, with potential to provide durable clinical response for other … Read More

Tools for Implementation of Precision Financing Solutions Within Medicaid Plans

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

Implementation of precision financing solutions is a challenge for state Medicaid payers given the complexity of the environment. This white paper provides example templates to support state Medicaid plans, manufacturers, and … Read More

Advancing Healthcare through Innovation and Collaboration

Eric NormanLEAPS, Whitepapers

NEWDIGS is an exciting and innovative approach to developing solutions for systemwide impediments to biomedical innovation and patient care. The noncompetitive, collaborative environment encourages novel and fresh ideas and interactions to … Read More

Payer Perspectives on Financing and Reimbursement of One-time High-cost Durable Treatments

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

An online 15-question survey was conducted with clinical and financial health plan leaders from US payers between September 2018 and April 2019. The survey was focused on assessing payer perspectives … Read More

The Role of Stop-Loss Insurance and Reinsurance in Managing Performance-Based Agreements

Eric NormanFoCUS, Whitepapers

Over the last decade, rising healthcare costs and the availability of expensive new treatment options has led to a substantial increase in the number of patients with large insurance claims. … Read More