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Jun 10, 2014, 08:40 ET

Study Reveals Shift To 340B Hospitals Increases Costs Of Cancer Treatment For Seniors And Medicare

 The Berkeley Research Group (BRG) released a new study sponsored by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) on the cost of cancer treatment. The...

May 07, 2014, 10:06 ET

Cancer Care Advocates Urge Congress to Stop Sequester Cut to Cancer Drugs

 Physicians and cancer care professionals from across the country are asking lawmakers in Congress this week to stop the Centers for Medicare...

Apr 11, 2014, 10:44 ET

COA States "CMS Release Of Medicare Claims Data Misleading, Confusing, And Potentially Harmful To Cancer Patients"

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has issued a statement on the release of physician-specific Medicare reimbursement claims data by the...

Apr 09, 2014, 07:00 ET

2014 Community Oncology Conference Spotlights Stark Contrasts: Exciting Advances in Treatment and Payment versus Deeping Cancer Care Crisis

The theme for the just-completed 2014 Community Oncology Conference, Community Oncology 2.0: Blazing a New Way Forward, was borne out by the...

Mar 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

Community Cancer Care Leaders Implore Congressional Leadership to Address Growing Crisis

Citing closures of community cancer clinics coast-to-coast, mergers with large hospitals, and increasing barriers to accessing care, the nation's...

Mar 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Community Oncology Alliance Surveys Impact of IV Fluid Shortage on Cancer Patients

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has released the results of its IV Fluid Shortage Survey. Sixty-six practices from across the country...

Dec 18, 2013, 12:29 ET

Obama Administration Issues New Rounds Of Cancer Care Cuts Amidst Healthcare Reform Chaos

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) issued a plea today to Congress to immediately stop the latest round of payment cuts the Obama...

Oct 23, 2013, 15:12 ET

Bipartisan Group Of 114 Members Of Congress Send Letter To Stop Additional Cuts To Cancer Care Payments

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced its full support of a letter to stop the proposed 2014 Physician Fee Schedule cuts to Medicare...

Jul 18, 2013, 13:17 ET

H.R. 1416 "Cancer Patient Protection Act Of 2013" Reaches Milestone Of Over 100 Cosponsors

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) today lauds Representative Renee Ellmers of North Carolina who is the sponsor of the Cancer Patient...

Jun 25, 2013, 10:38 ET

Cancer Clinic Closings And Consolidation: Ongoing Cuts To Care And Increasing Treatment Costs

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and fostering community cancer care, today released its...

May 20, 2013, 08:00 ET

Community Oncology Organizations, Clinics and Patients Support the Bipartisan "Preserve Community Cancer Care Act"

A majority of cancer patients receive their treatment at community clinics. Today, that care is being threatened by a payment calculation in...

May 09, 2013, 08:44 ET

Sequestration Cuts Threaten Seniors' Cancer Care While Increasing Medicare Costs

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and fostering community cancer care, announced today...

Apr 23, 2013, 15:17 ET

Bipartisan Group of 124 Lawmakers Express Concern That Medicare Cuts to Life-Sustaining Cancer Drugs Threatening Patient Care

 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Community Oncology Alliance (COA), ION Solutions and The US Oncology Network today commended...

Apr 12, 2013, 10:43 ET

Joint Statement On The President's Budget From The American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Community Oncology Alliance, ION Solutions and The US Oncology Network

President's Proposed Budget Doubles Down On Sequester Cut To Cancer Drugs; Jeopardizes Cancer Care For Seniors The President has...

Apr 03, 2013, 11:37 ET

National Cancer Organizations Issue Joint Statement On Devastating Impact Of Sequestration

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), in conjunction with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Oncology...

Apr 01, 2013, 14:22 ET
Mar 14, 2013, 09:40 ET

Sequestration Cuts Threaten Seniors' Cancer Care And Will Increase Medicare Costs

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced today the results of a national survey of oncology providers about the impact of the...

Feb 27, 2013, 08:00 ET

Congressional Bill Introduced To Fix Problem With Faulty Medicare Payment For Cancer Drugs

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced its support today of H.R. 800 to exclude manufacturer-to-distributor prompt pay discounts from...

Feb 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

Florida Oncologists And Advocates To Attend National Cancer Meeting March 22-23, 2013

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and fostering community cancer care, today...

Nov 15, 2012, 08:00 ET

Survey of Oncologists Reveals 98.9% of Physicians Experienced Cancer Drug Shortages in Last 12 Months

 The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and fostering community cancer care, announced the...

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