Nearly 100 oncology care providers from across the United States are heading to Capitol Hill September 27 – 28 to participate in the second annual ASCO Advocacy Summit. ASCO members can participate virtually through to ACT Network to send messages to lawmakers on key cancer policy issues.
Did you know that much of the easy-to-understand, oncologist-approved information on Cancer.Net is also available in Spanish? Check out our large catalog of patient information materials in Spanish on Cancer.Net, ASCO’s doctor-approved patient information website.
In letters to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), ASCO President Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, comments on provisions in the proposed rules for the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System that will affect the delivery of oncology care in multiple settings.
According to a new retrospective analysis of nearly 5,000 patients published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, it’s safe and reasonable to start sorafenib at reduced dosages in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Investigators found that reduced dosing was not associated with inferior overall survival compared with standard dosing.
Oncology practices in the U.S. are transitioning to the Quality Payment Program. In 2017, practices have minimal reporting requirements to avoid financial penalties in 2019. However, practices that can report a bit more data can potentially earn a small positive payment adjustment. If your practice is trying to earn a small positive payment adjustment, there are five key things you need to know.
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ASCO Symposia bring together specialists from around the world to offer educational content and the latest scientific discoveries in the respective fields, while providing ample time for networking and collaboration. Upcoming Symposia include the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care in Research, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium and more.