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ASCO’s Oncology Practice Insider provides the latest news, information, and educational tools to assist with the successful management of oncology practice and the delivery of high quality patient care. OPI offers updates on ASCO programs, services, and cancer-related health policy, Medicare news, and billing and coding best practices. To sign up for the biweekly Oncology Practice Insider newsletter, please complete this form.

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As the U.S. continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, ASCO is committed to providing practitioners the tools and resources they need through these trying times. If you are currently or have been treating patients with COVID-19 and cancer, consider participating in the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry (ASCO Registry).
The Survey of Oncology Practice Operations (SOPO) is an annual survey held by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) that covers a variety of subjects concerning productivity, staffing, infusions, expenses, and revenue.  We are reopening the 2020 SOPO Monday, September 14 through Friday, October 16 to provide more time to those practices not able to participate earlier this year because of COVID complications.  The SOPO is aimed at practice administrat
On September 22, ASCO’s first webinar dedicated to quality improvement in cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic will examine challenges faced for oncology providers around the world. The 60-minute webinar will be moderated by ASCO’s International Quality Task Force (IQTF) chair, Dr. Douglas Blayney from Stanford University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. Panelists include esteemed ASCO members and IQTF members from Brazil, Ireland and the United Arab Emirates and their individual perspectives on the impact of quality on cancer care during the present pandemic.
If you participated in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2019, your performance feedback, including your MIPS final score and payment adjustment factor(s), is now available for review on the Quality Payment Program website. This final score determines the payment adjustment you will receive in 2021, with a positive, negative, or neutral payment adjustment being applied to the Medicare paid amount for covered professional services furnished by a MIPS eligible clinician in 2021.
Following the lead of President Trump’s emergency declarations for Louisiana and Texas, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar declared public health emergencies in the two states as Hurricane Laura continues its track in the Gulf of Mexico.
On August 25, CMS released its third COVID-19-related interim final rule with comment period (IFC). Summarized below are select provisions from the rule. Comments are due 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. Hospital Reporting
ASCO recently submitted comments to CMS on the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2021 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Home Infusion Therapy Services Requirements (CMS-1730-P) proposed rule.