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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.

  • States Fight for Medicaid Coverage of Routine Care Costs

    The Association for Clinical Oncology continues to advocate for federal and state legislative action to guarantee Medicaid coverage of routine care costs for clinical trial participants.

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  • CMS Should Cover Audio-Only E&M Services Beyond the PHE

    In a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS), the Association for Clinical Oncology applauds CMS for recognizing the importance of covering audio-only evaluation and management (E&M) services, which is especially important for beneficiaries with chronic conditions like cancer.

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  • Drug Shortages Must be Addressed by Congress

    The Association for Clinical Oncology recently sent a letter to congressional leadership urging more action to address current drug shortages exacerbated by COVID-19 and to prevent future drug shortages.

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"At ASCO, there's a place for everyone from every corner of oncology and the world."
Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO 2006-2016