Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

October 17, 2014

Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) are asking fellow Representatives to sign a letter to leadership of the House of Representatives asking them to take action this year to eliminate the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula used to set Medicare physician payments and enact fiscally responsible reforms to the system.

October 17, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week announced the reopening of its Meaningful Use (MU) hardship exception application for physicians and hospitals to avoid the 2015 penalty.

October 14, 2014

ASCO today issued a new template for healthcare professionals to use when providing a survivorship care plan to patients who have completed curative cancer therapy.

ASCO's ACT Network

ASCO's ACT Network

ALERT CONGRESS TODAY! Use ASCO's ACT Network to contact your elected officials on important policy issues impacting cancer care. 

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO offers issue backgrounders to help provide an overview of the major policy issues that impact patients with cancer and the physicians who care for them. The issue backgrounders cover topics such as reimbursement, health equity, cancer research funding, and more.

Click here to read the backgrounds and help develop your understanding of cancer policy issues.

NIH Funding Educational Series

NIH Funding Educational Series

ASCO explores the decade-long decline in federal funding for cancer research – and why this decline must be reversed. Read more here.