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What is Sickle Cell Disease?

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that causes healthy, round red blood cells to become hard, sticky, and c-shaped—just like the farm tool called a “sickle”.

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  • CMMI Announces the Cell and Gene Therapy Access Model
    by Emma Day on January 30, 2024 at 9:22 pm

    Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced the launch of their new Cell and Gene Therapy Access Model, a demonstration aimed at improving access to cell and gene therapy products in the Medicaid program. CMMI chose sickle cell disease (SCD) as the first indication for the model. The intent of the model The post CMMI Announces the Cell and Gene Therapy Access Model appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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