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NCI Issues Letter Clarifying Community Clinical Trials Funding

by Sydney Abbott, JD, Manager, Provider Economics & Public Policy, ACCC

National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) recent announcement that two community-based research networks, the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) and the NCI Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP), would be combined under the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), raised concern and confusion about future clinical trial funding for community-based programs. 252 more words

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Cuts to NCI’s Budget Threaten the Community Clinical Oncology Program

By Sydney Abbott, JD, Manager, Public Policy & Provider Economics, ACCC

For nearly 30 years, researchers, physicians, and cancer patients have relied on clinical trials provided by the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) … 250 more words

Cancer Care

Strength in Numbers

By Amanda Patton, Manager, Communications, ACCC

By the time ACCC’s Annual National meeting wrapped up this week, attendees had heard plenty of numbers. Here is just a small sampling: 550 more words

Cancer Care

Alternative Payment Models, Risk-Sharing Ahead, Says ACCC Keynoter

by Amanda Patton, Manager, Communications, ACCC

With polarization on Capitol Hill impeding the legislative process, ACCC 40th Annual National Meeting keynote speaker Kavita Patel, MD, of the Brookings Institution told attendees: “If you are looking for change, I would point you to your own selves in the mirror, not to Washington, D.C.” 323 more words

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ACCC on the Hill: Timing is Everything

by Amanda Patton, Manager, Communications, ACCC

More than 50 ACCC members from 27 states were walking the halls of Congress on March 31 for ACCC’s Capitol Hill Day. 257 more words

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ACCC Hill Day Primer—Issue #4: Eliminate the Prompt Pay Discount

By Sydney Abbott, JD, Manager, Provider Economics & Public Policy, ACCC

ACCC’s Capitol Hill Day on March 31 is just around the corner. ACCCBuzz is featuring a primer series on the key issues ACCC members will be talking about on Capitol Hill. 239 more words

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ACCC Hill Day Primer—Issue #3: Pass Oral Parity Legislation

by Sydney Abbott, JD, Manager, Provider Economics & Public Policy, ACCC

ACCC’s Capitol Hill Day on March 31 is less than one week away.  ACCCBuzz is featuring a primer series on the key issues ACCC members will be talking about on Capitol Hill. 286 more words

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