COA News 2017-05-26T02:38:46+00:00

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February 16: Unequal Medicare Payments Fuel Health Care Consolidation Trends

In a recent hearing, the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations examined health care consolidation, a growing trend in the health care marketplace. The hearing focused on the true costs [...]

February 16: Alphabet-Backed Flatiron Health is Being Acquired by Roche

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche Group is buying Flatiron Health, an Alphabet-backed cancer-focused start-up founded by two former Google employees, according to sources familiar with the [...]

February 16: GOP Senators Press IRS on Enforcement of Community Benefit Standards

Leading GOP senators are pressing the IRS on whether not-for-profit hospitals are meeting the standards of charity care and other community benefits required of their [...]

Press Releases

February 14: Community Oncology Alliance Statement on White House Budget Proposal Drug Price RecommendationsAdministration’s Budget has Numerous Smart, Overdue Policy Solutions; but Certain Medicare Part B…

Washington, DC, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) released the following statement regarding the [...]

February 14: COA: Analysis Shows Ohio Hospitals Benefit From Recent Changes In Medicare Payment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals in Ohio, especially those in rural areas, will benefit from recent changes to Medicare [...]

February 13: Community Oncology Alliance Statement on White House Budget Proposal Drug Price Recommendations

Administration’s Budget has Numerous Smart, Overdue Policy Solutions; but Certain Medicare Part B Proposals Ignore History and will Backfire Today, [...]

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Thoughts From COA

February 13: Community Oncology Alliance Statement on White House Budget Proposal Drug Price Recommendations

Administration’s Budget has Numerous Smart, Overdue Policy Solutions; but Certain Medicare Part B Proposals Ignore History and will Backfire Today, the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) [...]

February 8: COA Hosts Second “State of the Union” Briefing for Advocates, Stakeholders, and Industry Leaders

On Wednesday, February 7th the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) hosted a “State of the Union” briefing on the state of community oncology going into 2018. More [...]

January 29: New Study Shows Rural Hospitals Benefit Most From Recent 340B and Other Medicare Payment Changes, With Majority Seeing 2.7 Percent Average Payment Increases

Majority of All Hospitals Will See Average of 1.5 Percent Net Medicare Payment Increases in 2018, Offsetting 340B Payment Change Avalere Study, Commissioned by [...]

COA in the News

February 15: Community Oncology Is Key in Ensuring Access to Cancer Care

  Community oncology has an important role in eliminating barriers to accessing healthcare and reducing disparities in cancer care. Improving access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer [...]

February 14: Community Oncology Alliance Statement on White House Budget Proposal Drug Price RecommendationsAdministration’s Budget has Numerous Smart, Overdue Policy Solutions; but Certain Medicare Part B…

Washington, DC, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) released the following statement regarding the White House’s proposed budget recommendations [...]

February 14: COA: Analysis Shows Ohio Hospitals Benefit From Recent Changes In Medicare Payment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals in Ohio, especially those in rural areas, will benefit from recent changes to Medicare payments, including changes to reimbursement [...]

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