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Advocacy

To improve patient care, ASCO advocates for increased federal funding for research, greater health care access, value in cancer care, and payment reform.

  • ASCO Congratulates New CMS Administrator on Confirmation

    The Association for Clinical Oncology congratulates Chiquita Brooks-LaSure on her confirmation as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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  • CMS Reweights 2020 MIPS Cost Category

    CMS reweighted the 2020 MIPS cost performance category, opened applications for the 2021 MIPS promoting interoperability performance category hardship and extreme and uncontrollable circumstances exceptions, and released MIPS cost measure benchmarks.

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  • ASCO Backs Bill to Streamline Prior Authorization

    The Improving Senior’s Timely Access to Care Act was recently re-introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill aims to streamline prior authorization practices and reduce care delays within Medicare Advantage.

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Random Quote

"ASCO is leading the move to a new data-driven era of discovery in clinical oncology."
Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO President, 2014-15