COA and ASCO Issue Joint Statement on Oncology Payment Reform

COA and ASCO are issuing a joint statement on payment reform in cancer care. The goal is to improve the lives of individuals with cancer, in part by developing and supporting payment systems based on evidence-based medicine and measures of quality and value in cancer care.

COA and ASCO are issuing a joint statement on payment reform in cancer care. The statement results from collaboration between the two organizations, in concert with AmerisourceBergen/ION and McKesson/US Oncology, to arrive at principles to guide the evolution of health care payment systems that support high-quality, high-value cancer care. The goal is to improve the lives of individuals with cancer, in part by developing and supporting payment systems based on evidence-based medicine and measures of quality and value in cancer care.

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Source: Community Oncology Alliance