Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 3,900 live births. There are approximately 30,000 Americans living with the condition, which is considered the most common and fatal genetic disease in the U.S. Older CF therapies only treated the symptoms, but newer, advanced therapies, known as CFTR modulators, treat the underlying cause of the disease at the cell level. Adherence to these medications is critical, but usually low due to the significant disease burden and medication load these individuals deal with. Marly Arbuckle, senior director, specialty solutions and strategy, discusses the key performance indicators that demonstrate adherence and improvement in the member's condition.
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