AJMC June 27, 2022
Mary Caffrey

Today, CMS unveiled its plan for a successor to the Oncology Care Model (OCM), its ambitious foray into value-based care delivery that has been credited with changing the landscape for patients with cancer, even if it received mixed reviews on achieving savings in its early years.

However, while the Biden administration addressed complaints that OCM fell short in addressing health disparities—and failed to reward practices that cared for the poorest patients—the new Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) will not start until July 2023. As of today, the current OCM will expire on Thursday after 6 years.

“There are stark inequities in the ability of people with cancer across race, gender, region, and income to access cancer screening, diagnostics, and treatment,” said...

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