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Author name: Brooke Barry

Gene Therapy Costs Skyrocket: Payers Turn to Value-Based Contracting

The price tag can reach the millions — cumulatively, the cost is estimated to hit $25 billion annually by 2034. Just last year, the FDA approved Hemgenix, the most expensive treatment to date. And in the future, treatments like these are likely to become even more common as more than 500 gene therapies are currently in clinical trials and an estimated one million Americans are forecasted to be treated by gene therapies by 2034. The pharmaceutical company struck a deal with payers that provides an option to pay over five years and allows for an outcome-based contract. The pharmaceutical company offers an outcome-based contract that provides payers with a guarantee to reimburse 80% of the therapy cost if the patient fails to achieve and maintain the agreed outcomes.

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Introducing i3 Verticals Public Sector: Public Safety Software Solutions

i3 Verticals has developed software solutions for police and their associates that combine the power of innovative technology with the unmatched security measures. From Criminal Processing to Computer-Aided Dispatch and everything in between, we can help protect first responders and their communities.

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Digital Security for Churches: How to Prevent Cybersecurity Breaches

Not long ago, an Ohio church lost an alarming $1.75 million due to hackers breaching two employees’ email accounts. After gaining control of the email accounts, the hackers were able to pretend to be the employees and deceived other workers at the church that the bank and wiring instructions had been changed. By the time

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