Oncology Care Model

Since July 2016, more than 170 oncology practices across the United States have been participating in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)’s 5-year pilot program designed to deliver higher quality, more coordinated oncology care at the same or lower cost. When practices elected to participate in the OCM, they knew they would eventually have to decide whether to accept 2-sided risk or leave the ­program if a performance-based payment (PBP) was not achieved. Read More ›

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) is a physician-led specialty care model that is aimed at providing higher quality, more highly coordinated oncology care at the same or lower cost to Medicare beneficiaries. Read More ›

he cost of cancer care is rising quickly, and, as a result, oncology is moving away from the fee-for-service payment model toward the Oncology Care Model (OCM). Read More ›

Because of our aging population and the preponderance of cancer in that group, it is important that care management be rendered before, during, and after treatment. Patients aged >65 years often require an increased number of resources, services, and assistance. Read More ›

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