Available Until 12/31/2024

Managed Care Approaches to Equitable Access to Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus (rAAV) Gene Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

Course Description:

Gene therapies, such as recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) vector technology, have arrived. Understanding the current and future impact is essential for payers, particularly with growing rAAV gene therapy innovation for rare genetic diseases and the complexities of access, cost, and durability of these therapies. This session will review the existing and pipeline rAAV gene therapy landscape, insights into payer management strategies, and the associated difficulties and solutions related to access for a diverse population.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the evolution of recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) gene therapy.
  2. Discuss new and emerging advances in the use of rAAV gene therapy based on efficacy, safety, durability, policy, and clinical utilization.
  3. Discuss health disparities related to access to rAAV gene therapy for a diverse population.
  4. Identify managed care strategies that address health disparities and equitable access to rAAV gene therapy for eligible patients.


Michelle Booth, PharmD (she/her/hers)

Sr. Director, Specialty Clinical Solutions

Magellan Rx Management

Middletown, RI

Andy Killpack, PharmD

Director, Specialty Clinical Solutions


South Jordan, UT


Kimberly Glenn, PhD, MPH

VP HEOR Research Consulting


Eden Prairie, Minnesota


The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE UAN:0233-0000-23-007-H01-P • Activity Type: Knowledge-Based
Contact Hours: 1.25
Release Date: March 23, 2023 •  Expiration Date: December 31, 2024
Activity Fee: Free for Members and Non-Members

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Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE UAN #0233-0000-23-007-H01-P 1.25 Contact Hours March 23, 2023 - December 31, 2024