Many More Patients Will Now Be Able to Afford This Life-Saving “Living Drug” — Medicare Will Cover CAR T-Cell Therapy Nationwide

Published Aug 8, 2019

Many More Patients Will Now Be Able to Afford This Life-Saving “Living Drug” — Medicare Will Cover CAR T-Cell Therapy Nationwide

With CAR T-cell therapy, immune cells are extracted from the body, genetically modified to recognize and attack cancer cells, then injected back into the body. It's a miraculous and life-saving treatment, but it's exorbitantly expensive -- making insurance coverage crucial.

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