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Advocacy & Policy

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

  • CMS Finalizes Updates to E&M Codes, MIPS Value Pathways

    On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and other changes to Medicare Part B reimbursement policies.

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  • 2020 Rule for Reimbursement Under HOPPS

    On November 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for reimbursement under the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) in 2020. ASCO is still analyzing the rule and will provide in-depth analysis for members as soon as possible.

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  • National Cancer Opinion Survey Finds Gaps in Cancer Knowledge

    According to ASCO’s third annual National Cancer Opinion survey, only one in four Americans say they incorporate cancer prevention into their daily lives, despite research showing that as many as half of all cancer cases are preventable.

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"I value the broad exposure ASCO affords my specialty throughout the oncology world. All of us have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our field and to broadly share our own research."
Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO