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Report on evidence-based quality measures and receive performance scores via the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®).

Oncology Practice Insider

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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Please be sure to register for the upcoming session, which will be held Tuesday, June 30, from 8–9 a.m. (ET). This session will feature the following two topics:
ASCO and Susan G. Komen® are partnering to expand ASCO’s quality improvement resources to 3 oncology practices in 3 specific urban centers serving high proportions of African American patients with breast cancer. Application deadline is August 1, 2020. More information can be found here.
Recently the JCO: Oncology Practice published an article and accompanying infographic that examine the impact pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have on cancer care delivery.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the following Quality Payment Program (QPP) resources to the QPP Resource Library to help clinicians understand how to participate in QPP in the 2020 performance period:
The Quality Payment Program (QPP) Help Desk responds to thousands of requests each year to support professionals committed to providing quality healthcare. Provide CMS with your feedback for improvement to the QPP Help Desk. Feedback can be provided over the phone and will be conducted through interviews from February 12-28, 2020. If you have any questions, e-mail QPPUserResearch@cms.hhs.gov or contact kiel.mclaughlin@agile6.com to schedule an interview.
Thirty-three practices in three countries have committed to providing high quality care by receiving the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification in the fourth quarter of 2019. The Association for Clinical Oncology (Association) applauds the work of these practices to ensure a better and healthier future.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) recently discovered and corrected inconsistencies in the data after releasing final 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligibility data.  If you checked your eligibility following the December 4th listserv announcing final MIPS eligibility, your status may have been affected by the data inconsistencies.