Researchers suggest changing cancer drug regimens could save money without sacrificing quality.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
Proposed as an alternative to CMS’ Oncology Care Model, the Community Oncology Alliance is developing its Oncology Care Model 2.0 with the hopes of creating a better, more efficient payment and treatment system for cancer care.
In order to develop more effective cancer treatments, researchers are turning to precision medicine to evaluate patient tumor responses.
The high cost of targeted cancer therapies creates a “financial toxicity” for patients that has crippling effects.
Palliative care offers value and patient-centered care to lung cancer patients.
The CMS-proposed Medicare model would offer set bundled payments, regardless of setting.
Integrating programs that address social risk factors will improve health.