LATEST ARTICLES

April 18, 2014: Report Confirms Obamacare Restricts Access to Life-Saving Medical Care

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report now documents that Obamacare exchange plans, while often cheaper, are restricting access to life-saving medical care.

(Read More)

April 18, 2014: Oncologist Compensation Highest in Southwest, With 23% in ACOs Already

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

Among physicians, oncologists fall slightly above the middle in terms of compensation, with average earnings reported at $290,000, according to the “Medscape Physician Compensation Report for 2014.”

(Read More)

April 18, 2014: Obama tells Dems to ‘be proud’ as ObamaCare enrollments reach 8 million

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

A defiant President Obama on Thursday announced that 8 million people have enrolled in ObamaCare plans while exhorting Democrats to “be proud” of what they’ve achieved.

(Read More)

April 18, 2014: Spearheading a PSA and Co-Management Agreement Between a Practice and a Hospital: Making it Work

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

At the annual meeting of the 2014 Community Oncology Alliance in Orlando, Florida, Teri Guidi, President and CEO of Oncology Management Consulting Group, presented a real-life case scenario of a Physicians Service Agreement between a community-based oncology practice and a primary care hospital.

(Read More)

April 18, 2014: NEW JERSEYANS FIND IT HARD TO FIND DOCTORS WHO ACCEPT THEIR INSURANCE

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

Quest for physicians who take their health coverage proves much more difficult for NJ residents compared to national average

(Read More)

April 18, 2014: Medicare Opt-Out a Viable Physician Strategy

Created on: Friday, April 18, 2014

Two Pennsylvania physicians share their experiences decoupling from Medicare. They've lost 12% of their patient population, but say they're providing more personalized care and the effects on their revenue and financial viability have been positive.

(Read More)

April 17, 2014: Cancer Doctors Plan to Compare Value of Expensive Drugs

Created on: Thursday, April 17, 2014

The world’s largest organization of cancer doctors plans to rate the cost effectiveness of expensive oncology drugs, and will urge physicians to use the ratings to discuss the costs with their patients.

(Read More)

April 17, 2014: Medscape Releases 2014 Physician Compensation Report; Oncologists in the Middle

Created on: Thursday, April 17, 2014

The average annual income for a medical oncologist was $290,000 in 2013, according to the 2014 annual Medscape survey just released. That ranked 11th out of 25 physician specialties surveyed.

(Read More)

April 17, 2014: Doctors say high Medicare reimbursements misleading

Created on: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pharmaceuticals, not salaries, responsible for huge bills to medical practices

(Read More)

April 17, 2014: 340B Program Shirks Charitable Care, Undermines Formularies, Argue PBMs

Created on: Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new report from a coalition of stakeholders suggests that a considerable portion of hospitals enrolled in the 340B Drug Pricing Program provides a negligible amount of free or reduced-price care to indigent, uninsured patients.

(Read More)

|1| 2 | Next >>

Blog Home

TedOkonCOA TWITTER

Community Oncology Alliance
1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 756-2258