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June 3, 2018

Since the enactment of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), ASCO has been engaged in helping members to prepare and succeed under this new reimbursement mechanism.

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June 2, 2018

For decades, insurance plans have used limited provider and hospital networks as a strategy to contain costs and lower insurance premiums.

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June 1, 2018

John V. Cox, DO, FASCO, of the Parkland Hospital and Health System/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, has served as the editor in chief of the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) since 2008.

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May 17, 2018

Systems that allow remote monitoring of symptoms in patients undergoing chemotherapy have been shown to help improve patients’ quality of life and increase their overall survival (OS).

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May 13, 2018

Engaging in difficult conversations is central to the work of an oncologist, but it is a process that many still struggle with, in part due to a gap in training. The ultimate goal of communication skills training is to improve patient outcomes.

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May 14, 2018

Cancer care for patients is a universal right; however, patient care is continually challenged by changing government policies, socioeconomic gaps, and the inability to enact facilitated collaboration between medical professionals.

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June 3, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will use real-world data from CancerLinQ® to help answer questions about the best use of emerging cancer treatments and inform future regulatory decision-making.

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May 25, 2017

Presentations on social media, mobile apps, and wearable devices were combined into one session last year, but this year there will be an expanded focus on the various components of digital health technology in separate and complementary sessions.

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May 25, 2017

The Journal of Oncology Practice offers a new article type and special issues in 2017.

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May 25, 2017

PraticeNET provides tools and services to facilitate innovation in cancer care delivery in order to respond to growing economic and administrative challenges.

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May 25, 2017

Developed by oncologists from different practice settings, ASCO’s Patient-Centered Oncology Payment supports high-value, high-quality cancer care, while holding oncologists accountable for aspects of their practice that they can improve.

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June 3, 2017

Members of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America share their journey of leading five centers through the QOPI® Certification Program™ process.

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May 25, 2017

ASCO COME HOME is an oncology medical home program designed to help community oncology practices transition from providing volume-based care to value-based care by structuring reimbursements around the full range of services needed by patients with cancer. 

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May 25, 2017

ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program can help outpatient hematology-oncology practices facilitate better care for patients through a series of performance measures and nationally approved standards.

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May 25, 2017

Although electronic health records have become a central part of any oncologist’s practice, developments in technology that push beyond the EHR and incorporate ever-changing aspects of care are ongoing.

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May 25, 2017

During the Education Session “Business of Practice 2017: New Rules, New Strategies,” to be held on June 2,* three presenters will dig deep into the application of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.

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April 7, 2017

The inaugural ASCO Oncology Practice Conference, held in Orlando, Florida, on March 2, brought together experts in the business of cancer care to discuss challenges faced by oncology practices. 

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June 6, 2016

MACRA redefines how Medicare will reimburse oncologists for care they provide starting in January 2019.

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June 6, 2016

PracticeNET is an initiative from ASCO’s newly-formed Clinical Affairs Department that provides tools and services to facilitate innovation in cancer care delivery and to respond to growing economic and administrative challenges. 

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June 6, 2016

Multidisciplinary oncology teams provide patients with the benefit of receiving care from a team of specialists who work together to provide the right treatment, in the right order, at the right time. The oncology patient navigator is a relatively new addition to this team of specialists. 

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