November 17, 2023
The Senate passed a stopgap bill averting a government shutdown ahead of November 17 deadline.
November 16, 2023
House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington participated in a fireside chat at The Network’s Fall National Policy Board Leadership Meeting in Houston, TX.
October 24, 2023
On October 19, Network physicians met with key lawmakers in Washington, D.C., including members of the House Energy & Commerce, Ways & Means, and Education & the Workforce Committees, to advocate on behalf of community oncology.
October 3, 2023
Starting July 1, 2023, 12 oncology practices across the U.S. with more than 1,000 physicians — including Texas Oncology — started implementing the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
October 2, 2023
Court sides with patient groups; copay accumulators now limited to branded drugs with generic equivalents.
August 29, 2023
HHS Names First Ten Drugs for Medicare Negotiations
August 22, 2023
The Network recently sent a support letter to congressional members on mitigating payment cuts to radiation oncology
August 21, 2023
Dr. Ralph Heaven of Texas Oncology Abilene publishes op-ed in Dallas Morning News on need for site neutral payments in Cancer Care.
July 19, 2023
On July 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP).
July 6, 2023
The US Oncology Network Applauds Reintroduction of the Medicare Patient Access to Cancer Treatment Act
The bill, introduced by Reps. Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), and Michael Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), would establish a more equitable reimbursement structure for cancer care delivered in the community setting.