COA 2017-ONCOLOGY PAYMENT REFORM

COA 2017-ONCOLOGY PAYMENT REFORM
The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) will host Payer Exchange Summit VII: Oncology Payment Reform, October 23-24, 2017, in Tyson's Corner, Virginia. Discussions at this meeting will focus on the progress-to-date and early learnings from implementation of CMS' Oncology Care Model (OCM). Participants will also hear a progress report on COA's proposed OCM 2.0 payment model. Sign up for our daily e-mail blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for session summaries and expert interviews.
February 12, 2018
We want to know all sides of the 2-risk model, like with any challenge or strategy, said Roger Brito, DO, national director for oncology, Aetna.
February 06, 2018
Before undertaking something like implementing the Oncology Care Model, practices should understand the scope of the project and the overall importance it can have for patient care, said Terrill Jordan, CEO of Regional Cancer Care Associates. 
February 05, 2018
When you have constant evolving contract, there are changes, and so some of the feedback I’m getting is that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the changes, said Peter Aran, MD, medical director of Population Health Management at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.
January 31, 2018
Providers should be involved in new reimbursement model development from day 1, said Roger Brito, DO, national director for oncology, Aetna.
January 29, 2018
When a drug becomes first-line, I would like to think that as a clinician I would have access to that, but most importantly that my patients would not have to have a bake sale or take out a second mortgage on their homes to get therapies that are designed specifically for them, said A. Mark Fendrick, MD, director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan.
January 27, 2018
Bo Gamble, director of Strategic Practice Initiatives at the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), explains how COA plays a role in supporting practices in preparing for Oncology Care Model.
January 24, 2018
Over the next years, these spheres (ACOs, primary care, and oncology) that are going on in CMMI need to be coalesced together so that when we have learning collaboratives, not only do we have learning collaboratives within each of these spheres, but we learn from each other in these similar projects, said Peter Aran, MD, medical director of Population Health Management at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.
 
January 20, 2018
Aetna is focusing on the healthcare triangle (patients, providers, and payers) and connecting those lines, said Roger Brito, DO, national director for oncology, Aetna.
January 19, 2018
In order to adapt to the Oncology Care Model (OCM), Regional Cancer Care Associates had to undergo the process of adjusting and customizing its electronic medical records, explained CEO Terrill Jordan.
January 18, 2018
We should try to remove barriers that are not only in place, but getting higher for clinicians and patients to get evidence-based care, said A. Mark Fendrick, MD, director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan.
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