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October 22, 2014: COA Holds Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform in DC

Created on: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Over 120 oncology providers, payers, and industry representatives will meet today in a forum to discuss oncology payment reform hosted by COA.

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October 22, 2014: Nation's Cancer Care Infrastructure Consolidating, Increasing Costs And Creating Access Issues

Created on: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fifth Annual Cancer Care Report Documents Deteriorating Cancer Care Landscape

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October 22, 2014: Shared Savings Don’t Come Easily in Pioneer, MSSP; Certain ACOs Win Big

Created on: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

It’s not easy to earn shared savings in either of Medicare’s accountable care organization programs: Only about one-quarter of Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs will get a payout, along with half the Pioneers, financial and quality results released last month by CMS indicate.

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October 22, 2014: The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D

Created on: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A great deal of analysis has been published on the causes of the health care spending slowdown system-wide — including in the pages of Health Affairs.

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October 21, 2014: COA Releases 2014 Community Oncology Practice Impact Report

Created on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This fifth annual report documents an 82% increase in cancer clinic closings and a 143% increase in consolidation into hospitals since the first report in 2010, which examined activity from 2008 to 2010.

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October 21, 2014: At home with the specialist: Oncologists and other specialists launching patient-centered medical homes

Created on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Solo practice endocrinologist Carol Greenlee is one of a small number of specialist physicians in the country who operate their practice as a patient-centered medical home, a model pioneered by primary-care doctors.

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October 21, 2014: It's Time for Congress to Make Integrated Care Central to the Nation's Patient Experience | Commentary

Created on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The primary objective of our health care system is to ensure that quality health care is readily accessible for patients. However, as health care becomes increasingly entangled in a web of networks, insurers, and providers, the patient’s best interest can get lost.

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October 21, 2014: Susan G. Komen Targets a New Generation

Created on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CEO Judith Salerno Aims to Reignite the Charity by Appealing to Younger People

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October 21, 2014: Health Care Reform Implementation Update

Created on: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

In the past week, CMS has released several advisories including updates to the rating system for nursing homes, premium and deductible information for Medicare Part B and Part D for 2015, Pioneer ACO results, payment dispute settlements, and insurance fee FAQs.

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October 20, 2014: 60 Minutes Acknowledges On Air that COA Blasted CBS on Inaccuracies in Cancer Drug Price Show

Created on: Monday, October 20, 2014

Reporter Lesley Stahl — "Our story on the cost of cancer drugs drew fire from the Community Oncology Alliance, or COA, an organization of cancer physicians.”

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