This Weekly’s Hot Topics
- Send letter to Gov. Brown to protect patients on oral chemotherapy (California News)
- ICER report on non-mets castration-resistant prostate cancer (National News)
- Submit your comments on ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guidelines (Affiliate Association News)
As AB 1860 (Limon): Health care coverage: cancer treatment bill sits on Governor Brown’s desk, you are encouraged to make multiple copies and share this letter with your patients who are on oral chemotherapy and ask that they send the letter to Governor Brown for his signature. To read more click here and go to California News.
AB315 (Wood), a bill related to increased transparency for pharmacy benefit managers. This is a bill that the California Cancer PAC supported last year, but got pulled by the author at the end of session. To read more click here and go to California News.
MOASC has submitted their comments to CMS on Medicare Program: Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements Rulemaking. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an evaluation report for the first performance year of the Innovation Center’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model showing promising early results. To read more click here and go to CMS News.
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