The Evolving Treatment Landscape and Innovative Payment Models in Oncology: An Expert Summit

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This supplement summarizes proceedings from the AJMC Oncology Stakeholders Summit, Spring 2015 series, at which experts gathered to discuss the evolving treatment landscape in oncology and the development of innovative payment models to help reduce the cost of care without sacrificing quality of care.

Advances in the understanding of tumor biology have led to the development of new classes of oncology medications, which provide clinicians and patients with additional therapeutic options for many forms of cancer. However, substantial costs are associated with these medications, and payers are charged with developing coverage policies to ensure that their members receive appropriate, cost-effective care.

This supplement summarizes proceedings from the AJMC Oncology Stakeholders Summit, Spring 2015 series, at which experts gathered to discuss the evolving treatment landscape in oncology and the development of innovative payment models to help reduce the cost of care without sacrificing quality of care.

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