COA Commends CMS on Final Physician Fee Schedule Rule

SAP Partners | <b>Community Oncology Alliance (COA)</b>

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) responded to CMS' final Physician Fee Schedule Rule by commending the agency for listening and responding to feedback from stakeholders.

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) responded to CMS' final Physician Fee Schedule Rule by commending the agency for listening and responding to feedback from stakeholders. COA praised CMS for the decision to not reduce payment for same day evaluation and management documentation and billing codes and the decision to to move toward site neutral payment parity.

However, COA did voice concern over cuts to reimbursement for the administration of chemotherapy, as well as a lower reimbursement for the introduction of new cancer drugs to wholesale acquisition price plus 1.35%. Read the full press release here.