CMS announced, last week, of the availability of new Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for six CMS Innovation Center models.

Programs

  • MOASC invites you to please join us for a virtual Jazz Speaker Program with Dr. David Berz, 09/15/22, 5:30pmPST on Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Review of Epidemiology, A Treatment Landscape and Long-term Management. Read More.. 

California

  • In 2020, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) released Paths to Prevention. This was a first-ever, comprehensive Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan for California that created a statewide policy agenda to reduce breast cancer risk. BCPP is now looking for experts to assist with launching a new project, Charting Paths to Prevention, which will gather diverse perspectives from across the state to identify priorities from the 2020 Plan. Read More.. 

Medicare

National

  • The reconciliation package recently passed into law, known as the Inflation reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), allows Medicare to negotiate prices for the costliest Part B & D drugs, penalizes drug manufacturers for price increases and redesigns the Part D Program, thereby placing physicians in the untenable position as a pawn between the government and drug manufacturers. Read More.. 

 

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September 6, 2022



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