Community Oncology Alliance

Cancer Does Not Stop for COVID-19, but Reform Becomes a Challenge

October 28, 2020

During a session on day 1 of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Virtual Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform, a panel of experts discussed the ways COVID-19 continues to impact cancer care and payment reform.

Dr Lucio Gordan on Telehealth and New Care Initiatives in COVID-19

October 27, 2020

Lucio Gordan, MD, president and managing physician at Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, discusses the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on health care delivery and payment reform initiatives as the COA Payer Exchange Summit tackles this and other issues in payment reform.

Bo Gamble Discusses Themes in Oncology Care Reform Ahead of COA Payer Exchange Summit

October 26, 2020

Bo Gamble, director of Strategic Practice Initiatives for the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), previewed the COA Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform ahead of the 2-day virtual meeting on October 27-28, 2020.

Dr Mark Fendrick Previews VBID Panel Discussion at COA Payer Exchange Summit

October 26, 2020

During the upcoming Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Payer Exchange Summit, a panel discussion on applying value-based insurance design (VBID) in oncology will explore ways in which the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis can be an opportunity for growth.

PBMs and Community Oncology: "We Just Can't Let Them Get Away With What They're Doing"

April 25, 2020

Despite the immediate distraction from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), panelists at the 2020 Virtual Community Oncology Conference said community oncologists must keep pressure on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) as the 2020 campaign heats up—lest they lose the momentum to rein PBM practices within the umbrella of drug pricing reform.

COA Consensus: Telemedicine Is Here to Stay, but Practice Transformation Could Stall

April 25, 2020

The bright spot of telemedicine's success during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic cannot overshadow the stresses on patients and practices, which will both have ongoing challenges when the pandemic ends, said panelists during a legislative update on day 2 of the 2020 Virtual Community Oncology Conference, convened by the Community Oncology Alliance.