From the Editor: A Note on the 2020 Redesign
Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Laura Michaelis introduces the 2020 The Hematologist print redesign, including a better layout, more modern look, and clearer signposts within
A Novel Immunotherapy for T-ALL
Drs. Diorio and Teachey discuss the work of researchers that developed two monoclonal antibodies targeting IL-7Rα that proved effective when used separately or in combinati
Drs. Laura Calvi and Jane Liesveld review the current understanding of the bone marrow microenvironment's role in myelodysplastic syndromes.
Drs. Stephan Moll and Ashok Pai discuss a virtual nonmalignant hematology consultation service that maximizes access to nonmalignant hematology expertise.
Drs. Rakhi Naik and Alfred Lee discuss the recent hematology workforce study and its significance for the field.
September/October 2019Volume 16, Issue 5
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Dr. Silverstein discusses ASH global initiatives and the many ways the Society supports international hematologists.
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ASH continues to advocate for adequate coverage and reimbursement for chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy. In early August, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized policies impacting both reimbursement of and coverage for CAR-T therapy. The final Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule, published on August 2, and the final Decision Memo for CAR T-cell Therapy for Cancers, issued August 7.
ASH continues to increase its efforts to expand and enhance the Society’s reach. NIH funding, efforts to ensure patient access to drugs, and sickle cell disease were top priorities on ASH’s advocacy agenda in 2018.
ASH continues to invest in and explore the important actions needed to make a significant difference in sickle cell disease (SCD) access to care, research, and global issues. Learn about the major advocacy-related initiatives undertaken by ASH in 2018.
In 2018, ASH worked to ensure patient access to care through a number of methods including ensuring drug access, pain management-related issues, and the Affordable Care Act.
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