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April 24, 2015: First Day of Community Oncology Conference Commences With Record Attendance

Created on: Friday, April 24, 2015

Over 600 oncologists, practice administrators, nurses, pharmacists, patient advocates, and payers have come together in Orlando, Florida...

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April 24, 2015: New Study Confirms Quality Of Care And Cost Efficiency Of Integrated Community Oncology Practices

Created on: Friday, April 24, 2015

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) released a comprehensive study of the value provided and challenges faced by integrated community oncology practices, the foundation of the nation's cancer care delivery system.

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April 24, 2015: Community Oncology Alliance Endorses New Bipartisan Oncology Payment Reform Bill, H.R.1934

Created on: Friday, April 24, 2015

Legislation Based on the Oncology Medical Home Model Focuses on Quality, Efficient Cancer Care

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April 24, 2015: Payers and Providers Discuss Pros and Cons of Oncology Payment Reform

Created on: Friday, April 24, 2015

A general session at the Community Oncology Conference, Community Oncology 2.0, Moving Forward on Payment Reform, was a panel discussion that saw participation by 2 providers and a payer.

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April 24, 2015: Oncologist Highlights Primary Reasons for the High Cost of Cancer Care

Created on: Friday, April 24, 2015

With the rising prices of innovative oncology treatments, many of which fall under specialty pharmaceuticals, curbing the cost of care is high on the agenda of healthcare providers.

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April 23, 2015: COA Kicks Off Community Oncology Conferences; Announces Major White Paper

Created on: Thursday, April 23, 2015

COA Vice President and Conference co-chair Dr. Jeffrey Vacirca opened the 2015 Community Oncology Conference with the release of a major white paper on integrated community oncology.

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April 22, 2015: Major Medicare Oncology Reform Bill Introduced by Congressional Leaders; COA Endorses

Created on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

COA commends Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA5) and Steve Israel (D-NY3) for introducing the Cancer Care Payment Reform Act of 2015, which establishes a national oncology medical home (OMH) demonstration project for payment reform under the Medicare program.

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April 22, 2015: COA Holds Board Meeting Prior to Start of the Community Oncology Conference in Orlando

Created on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The COA Board of Directors meets all day today to discuss issues of great importance to community oncology...

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April 22, 2015: Top 10 risks facing today's healthcare industry: Are you ready?

Created on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

An evaluation of risk assessments conducted by CHAN Healthcare, a subsidiary of Crowe Horwath LLP, during the first six months of 2014 sheds some valuable light for healthcare organizations.

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April 22, 2015: 5 ways health care will look different in the post-SGR era

Created on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Our nation stepped into a new era for health care last week when it adopted legislation to eliminate Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.

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