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

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May 22: Avalere Analysis Highlights Complexities of Transitioning Medicare Part B Drugs into Part D

A new analysis from Avalere finds that Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket costs for new cancer therapies can vary substantially based on whether a drug is covered [...]

May 22: How Pharmacy-Benefit Managers Affect You — and Your Wallet

The pharmacist is ready to shout out the names of his customers before they walk through the door of his spotless and brightly lit pharmacy. [...]

May 22: The Art Of The Drug Deal

Some contend that the federal government should negotiate drug prices directly to achieve lower prices for consumers, but this proposal has numerous flaws. Read the [...]

Press Releases

May 17: Cancer Patients, Regional Cancer Care Associates Advocate For Local Cancer Care

As Community Oncology Clinics Threatened, Cancer Patients, Survivors Speak Out Local community oncology advocates met today at Regional Cancer Care [...]

May 16: COA Physician Survey: Medicare Part B Proposals Will Harm Patients, Increase Costs and Bureaucracy

Majority of Physicians Concerned with Proposals to Reform Medicare Part B and Shift Drugs to Part D Cite Negative Impact [...]

May 11: COA Statement on President’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices

Putting Cancer Patients First and Lowering Drug Prices is Critically Important, Community Oncology Supports Blueprint and is Working on Solutions [...]

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Thoughts From COA

May 17: Cancer Patients, Regional Cancer Care Associates Advocate For Local Cancer Care

As Community Oncology Clinics Threatened, Cancer Patients, Survivors Speak Out Local community oncology advocates met today at Regional Cancer Care Associates in Sparta to learn [...]

May 16: COA Physician Survey: Medicare Part B Proposals Will Harm Patients, Increase Costs and Bureaucracy

Majority of Physicians Concerned with Proposals to Reform Medicare Part B and Shift Drugs to Part D Cite Negative Impact on Patient Care and Rising [...]

May 11: COA Statement on President’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices

Putting Cancer Patients First and Lowering Drug Prices is Critically Important, Community Oncology Supports Blueprint and is Working on Solutions Administration Must Fix and Avoid [...]

COA in the News

May 21: Drugs to Move From Doctors’ Offices to Prescriptions Under Trump Plan

Drugs administered by doctors, such as infusion treatments for cancer or autoimmune diseases, may soon be sold through prescriptions under President Donald Trump’s plan to [...]

May 21: Cancer Survivor Advocates for Others

Randy Mansfield knows what it’s like to face cancer. Now he’s committed to help get affordable cancer care in a local or community setting. As [...]

May 17: Cancer Groups Approach Drug Price Overhaul with Caution

Cancer groups are questioning if one of the policies in the Trump administration’s blueprint to tackle high drug prices is the right move to lower [...]

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