AJMC October 28, 2020
Evolution and collaboration are the fundamentals of bringing oncology payment reform plans to fruition, say 3 professionals on the front lines.
One began as a conversation “over a cup of coffee” on how local employers could save money and retain talent. A second is a collaboration among oncologists and their state’s largest payer that grew out of an intervention in cardiology. And the third is a nationwide model that takes feedback from many types of practices, markets, and hospitals, and adapts a model over time to serve them all.
The word “evolution” came up repeatedly during the session, “Deep Dive: Updates From Three Ongoing Oncology Payment Reform Projects,” during Tuesday’s opening day of the Community Oncology Alliance...