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Coverage & Reimbursement

ASCO has been very engaged in coverage and reimbursement issues facing oncologists. The Society developed the Patient-Centered Oncology Payment model for physician payment reform designed to improve the quality and affordability of care for patients with cancer. ASCO also released a policy statement on Medicaid reform and provides resources to aid provider participation in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's Oncology Care Model.

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"Precision medicine has begun to transform the lives of many patients with cancer, but its application in clinical practice is enormously complex. ASCO hopes to contribute to and advance the field by providing oncologists with the training, tools, and data they need."
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO Chief Medical Officer