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June 27: Why Did These Generic Drugs’ Prices Jump as Much as 85%?

On June 13, as members of a Senate health panel gathered to discuss the rising cost of prescription drugs, the prices of 14 common medications [...]

June 27: Five Takeaways from the CBO Score on Senate ObamaCare Bill

The Congressional Budget Office has released its analysis and score of the Senate GOP’s ObamaCare repeal bill. Read the full article on The Hill here.

June 27: The Senate’s Health-Care Hour

Senate Republicans are headed for a vote on their health-care bill as soon as this week, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is still scrambling for [...]

Press Releases

June 14: COA Congratulates Barbara McAneny, MD on Vote to President-Elect of AMA

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations [...]

June 6: Congress Must Reject Changes to Medicare Part B

This week the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) is launching a major inside-the-beltway campaign to let Congress know that it [...]

June 2: New COA White Paper “Unaccountable Benefit Managers” Shines Light On How Pharmacy Benefit Managers Hurt Cancer Patient Care

 Second in White Paper Series Compiling True Patient-PBM Stories; Accompanies New Website PBMAbuses.Com    A new white paper released today [...]

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Thoughts From COA

June 22: Save the Date for 7th COA Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform

Save the date! This fall, COA will host the seventh Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform dedicated to advancing payment reform in cancer care. Held [...]

June 15: Prayers for Congressman Steve Scalise; Praise for Capitol Hill Police

COA extends its prayers for Congressman Steve Scalise, who remains in critical condition after being shot yesterday. Our prayers also for those wounded yesterday. Ironically, [...]

June 14: COA Congratulates Barbara McAneny, MD on Vote to President-Elect of AMA

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to our colleague, Barbara McAneny, [...]

COA in the News

June 19: Hospitals Chase Lucrative Drug Discounts

At Grady Memorial Hospital, where Atlanta’s poor and uninsured are welcomed, the pharmacy charges most patients $5 or less for outpatient medications that treat everything [...]

June 13: 269 Patient & Provider Groups Warn Against Part B Changes

COA has joined with a coalition of 269 patient and provider groups in the Part B Access for Seniors and Physicians (ASP) Coalition warning against [...]

June 7: Site Neutral Payment Reform Advocates Set Their Sights on 340B

Some days, Kashyap Patel, MD, wonders why in the world he decided to become an oncologist. Triple board-certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine, [...]

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