This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • Bills California oncology is looking at (California news)
  • ANCO is organizing a series of Hematologic Malignancies Updatesin 2018. The latest research on novel treatment modalities for hematologic malignancies (ANCO News)
  • CMS data report deadline (CMS News)


Bills California oncology is looking at: AB 2741 –Protecting Children from Opioid Addiction Act; Assembly Bill 2760 – Opioid Co-Prescribing; Senate Bill 1021 – Affordable Prescription Drug Coverage; SB 1336: End of Life Option Act: Effective Reporting.  For more information click here and go to California News.

Portal, IVR and Customer Service Limited Availability on March 30 – April 1, 2018 .There will be Common Working File (CWF) “Dark” days Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1, 2018 for all CWF hosts. For more information click here and go to Noridian News.

MOASC member, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute is Now Recruiting Patients for TAPUR Clinical Trial. As widespread availability of molecular profiling has identified possible new treatment strategies for patients we are all burdened by the fact that most of these therapies are not covered by insurance companies as they are off-label treatment strategies for patients who are advanced and have failed standard therapy. For more information click here and go to MOASC News.

This is your last week to avoid penalties in 2019! The deadline to submit 2017 data for Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is this Saturday March 31, 2018.  Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your data.  For more information click here and go to CMS News.

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March 27, 2018