IN THIS ISSUE
Managing Editor’s Memo
Frank Diamond
Legislation & Regulation
Richard Mark Kirkner
A federal bill would expand access to experimental treatments, but critics say right to try would take away FDA oversight and create a ‘Wild West.’ Meanwhile, most states’ right-to-try laws have gone unused.
Medication Management
Thomas Reinke
They take the brakes off the immune system so it attacks cancer cells. But many people don’t respond to checkpoint inhibitors, so researchers are looking for ways to defeat the resistance.
Value-Based Tools
Michael D. Dalzell
The architects of Medical Episode Spending Allowance benefits are radically reframing coverage as allowances for episodes of care and have a plan for engaging members in making better choices.
Viewpoint
Zachary Hafner
News & Commentary
News & Commentary