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Welcome to ANCO On-Line!

Learn more about California's AB219
(Removing Barriers to Orally Administered Cancer Medications)

California's Prescription Drug Prior Authorization Form & FAQs

 

California's New POLST Form

 

Learn More About Wellpoint's
Cancer Care Quality Program Treatment Pathways
Read ANCO's Comments and Wellpoint's Response

 

CMS Medicare Physician Payment Data Release
CMS Databases
ASCO Resources

 

Open Payments (Sunshine Act) Resources
ASCO Resources
ASH Resources

 

USP 800
ASCO's Comments
ACCC's Comments
ASH's Comments

 

ICD-10-CM
(Although Congress has postponed implementation until October 1, 2015
your practice still needs to prepare)

ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (2014)
ASCO's ICD-10 Resources

ASH's ICD-10 Resources
AAPC's ICD-10 Timeline

CMS's ICD-10 Resources
CMS's ICD-10 Implementation Guide
CMS's MLN Connects ICD-10 Coding Basics
CMS's Road to ICD-10
Noridian/JEMAC's
ICD-10 Resources

 

MEDICARE PAYMENT REFORM
(Congress has failed to implement SGR reform
and has passed another SGR patch through March 31, 2015)
CMS's Provisional Oncology Payment Model and ASCO's Comments
ASCO's Payment Reform Video
ASC
O's Consolidated Payments for Oncology:
Payment Reform to Support Patient-Centered Care for Cancer

ASCO's Proposal for Patient-Centered Payment Reform

ASCO/COA's Principles to Guide the Evolution of Health Care Payment Systems
that Support High-Quality, High-Value Cancer Care

 

ASCO in ACTION
From health care reform to physician reimbursement to access to quality care, visit ascoaction.asco.org for timely information on research policy, clinical affairs, government relations, and quality of care issues that affect your practice, cancer care, and cancer research. And, check out their new Resources tab.

 

DRUG SHORTAGES
Click here for current FDA information about drug shortages.
Click here for current ASHP information about drug shortages.

 

ANCO CORPORATE MEMBER AND OTHER
DRUG REIMBURSEMENT & PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RESOURCES

Updated information is available here.

 

ANCO MEMBER RESOURCES AT DMHC & CMA
Resources to help you address third-party payer problems
at the Department of Managed Health Care and California Medical Association

 

ANCO FAX NEWS & The ANCO Directory of Members
Download the latest editions here.

CALIFORNIA ONCOLOGY WEEKLY
The ANCO Online ListServ has been superceded by the joint ANCO/MOASC e-publication California Oncology Weekly that is e-mailed and FAXed to previous recipients of the ANCO Online ListServ and ANCO FAX News each Monday evening. Contact ExecDir@anco-online.org if you need are not receiving the California Oncology Weekly.

OPLINC BEST PRACTICES REVIEW NEWSLETTER
Oplinc is a national organization that was founded with the purpose of developing a collaborative environment within the oncology community. The bi-monthly Oplinc Best Practices Review Newsletter, sponsored by Lilly Oncology, and written by Risë Cleland, provides an in-depth look at the issues and challenges facing oncology practices. This educational newsletter focuses on issues relevant to the oncology community. Download the latest edition at here.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
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ASH's Annual Meeting
(San Francisco; December 6-9, 2014)

 

SAVE THE DATES
Medicare Reimbursement for Oncology 2015
(1Q2015 Professional Education Webcast; January 6, 2015)

SABCS Highlights 2014
(January 15, 2015; The Claremont Resort, Oakland)

 

ASCO's Annual Meeting
(Chicago; May 29- June 2, 2015)

DID YOU MISS THESE ANCO AND/OR MOASC EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS?
(DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATIONS)

ANCO's ASCO Highlights 2014

 

ANCO's SABCS Highlights 2013

 

ANCO's Medicare Reimbursement for Oncology 2014

 

3Q2013 Professional Education Webcast:
An Introduction to ICD-10-CM

 

ANCO's ASCO Highlights 2013

 

2Q2013 Professional Education Webcast:
Introduction to Noridian Administrative Services
CMS Incentive Programs

LATEST INFORMATION
MEDICARE & ONCOLOGY

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Medicare Reimbursement for 2015

 

Medicare Reimbursement for 2014

 

Noridian/JEMAC for California


Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)


CMS ICD-10 Resources

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

CMS Reporting Requirements (PQRS, eRx, EHR)

PQRS/eRx/EHR
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ASCO's CMS Reporting Requirements

CMS's e-Health Resources

 

EHRs & Meaningful Use
CMS's EHR TIp Sheet
NEJM's The "Meaningful Use" Regulation for EHRs
ASCO's Highlights of the Final Rule

 

CCHIT's Certification Program for Oncology EHRs

CMS's EHR Incentive Program Information

ASCO'S Electronic Health Records (EHR) Resources
(including general information/standards, EHR adoption roadmap/tools,
oncology EHR field guide, podcasts, EHR events/meetings, other professional resources,
and government resources)

California Medical Association's (CMA)
Health Information Technology (HIT) Resource Center

California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization
(CalHIPSO)

California HealthCare Foundation's EHR Deployment Techniques

FOR THE LATEST NEWS OF IMPORTANCE TO MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
search the Internet or related sites below for the information you need:

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