Practice Leadership Calls

The PracticeNET program hosts Practice Leadership calls on the 3rd Thursday of many months to address issues relevant to oncology practice.  Anyone is welcome to join, but these calls are primarily aimed at practice administrators and other practice leadership.

Click here to view and register for upcoming Practice Leadership calls.

See below for archives of past calls. 

October 2020 Practice Leadership Call: Quality and Safety in Chemotherapy Administration

  • Slides from the September 2020 Practice Leadership Call
  • Watch the full video of the October 2020 Call - Coming Soon!
  • Visit the ASCO Practice Central Page for Consulting Services
  • October 15, 2020 at 4:00pm Eastern
  • Agenda:
    • Review quality and safety standards in chemotherapy administration
    • Describe healthcare facility recommended policies and procedures for chemotherapy administration
    • Identify opportunities for standardization and consistency in patient care delivery

September 2020 Practice Leadership Call: 2021 Evaluation and Management Coding Changes

August 2020 Practice Leadership Call: 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule & Outpatient Prospective Payment System

March 2020 Practice Leadership Call:  ASCO Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

  • Slides from the March 2020 Practice Leadership call
  • Visit the ASCO Coronavirus Resource Page
  • March 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern.
  • Agenda:
    • Welcome, introductions, and objectives: Steve Grubbs
    • Situation update: Brian Bourbeau
    • Overview of ASCO’s response to COVID-19: Stephen Grubbs
    • Advice on limiting transmission: Stephen Grubbs
    • Legislative update: Amanda Schwartz
    • Regulatory update: Gina Baxter
    • Demonstration of the ASCO Coronavirus Oncology Resource Center: Allyn Moushey

January 2020 Practice Leadership Call

  • Slides from the January 2020 Practice Leadership call.
  • January 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern.
  • Agenda:
    • ASCO’s Resources for Practice Leaders
    • Payment Reform Update (ASCO in Action)
    • Polling on future meeting topics
  • Visit the ASCO Practice Engagement Program page for more information about ASCO's wide selection of practice-focused programs, or email our Practice Engagement Director Chris LoBiondo.
  • Visit the ASCO PCOP page for more information about the Patient-Centered Oncology Model.

December 2019 Practice Leadership Call

  • Slides from the December 2019 Practice Leadership call.
  • December 19, 2019 at 4:00 PM Eastern.
  • Agenda:
    • Financial Navigation for Cancer Patients
    • Final Checklist for 2020

November 2019 Practice Leadership Call

  • Slides from the November 2019 Practice Leadership call.
  • November 21, 2019 at 4:00 PM Eastern.
  • Read the Oncology Care First RFI
  • Visit the CMS MPFS webpage for the final rule and supplementary materials on the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
  • Visit the CMS HOPPS webpage for the final rule and supplementary materials on the 2020 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System.
  • Upon special request, 2021 revisions to the CPT E/M codes and levels of medical decision making may be found on the AMA website.

October 2019 Practice Leadership Call:

  • Slides from the October 17 Practice Leadership Call.
  • Read and Track S.2543 – Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019.
  • Read and Track H.R.3 – Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019.
  • Visit CMMI to read the Radiation Oncology Model proposed rule and fact sheet.
  • Read ASTRO’s comment letter to CMMI on the RO Model.