The list of doctors’ groups against this experiment is list long:
“The quality and value of care are not even the endpoints of the study, at least in the version that was inadvertently made public. The list of groups that signed a letter opposing the CMS study includes the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Community Oncology Alliance, the Association of Community Cancer Centers, the US Oncology Network, Cancer Support Community, CancerCare, and a large number of state oncology societies.”
An explosion in the cancer field?
In a move that immediately set off an explosion in the cancer field, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is on the verge of announcing a Part B Drug Payment Demo, a project where ASP add-ons would vary based on ZIP codes.
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