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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 Joseph R. Biden, Jr., on Inauguration

    The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)  looks forward to working with the new Administration to spur research, improve cancer care delivery, and work toward a world where every patient has access to equitable high-quality cancer care.

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  • Second Court Blocks Most Favored Nation Model Implementation

    A California court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking implementation of the Most Favored Nation Model. This decision requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to perform required procedures before finalizing any rules implementing a new payment model.

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  • Comments on Standardizing Electronic Prior Authorization

    ASCO submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on a proposed rule that would help improve the electronic exchange of health care data and streamline processes related to prior authorization.

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"ASCO is the world’s largest and arguably most influential oncology organization… a dynamic organization that not only is advancing the frontiers of research, providing outstanding educational opportunities, and defining standards of practice for clinical care, but also influencing public policy."
Anees Chagpar, MD
ASCO Member since 2003