On July 10, CMS released a proposed rule for an advanced payment model for radiation oncology services. The model marks a significant departure from Medicare’s historical fee-for-service payment approach and will be mandatory for all radiotherapy providers within a set of randomly selected geographic areas throughout the country.
Two trends are having a noticeable impact on maternity and women’s health services nationwide. Learn how these trends can inform your maternal care strategy.
In May 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that in 2018 the US experienced the lowest birth rate in its history, continuing the last decade’s downward trend. While the overall US population is increasing, the number of births in the US has dropped to a 32-year low.
CMS released the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System on November 2, 2018. This blog provides an overview of the key takeaways, including a distilled list with four implications of the changes and the ramifications for your ASC.
The confluence of multiple transformational pressures on the cancer care industry not only heightens the importance of strategic planning (so organizations are well prepared to respond to these changes) but also increases the complexity of planning.
As obesity is poised to become a major driver for new cancer cases, oncology providers can help address the issue by strengthening screening programs and population health efforts. Learn five approaches for improving screening and population health.
ECG was excited to participate in another outstanding ACCC conference at this year’s Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit (AMCCBS). The conference provided a forum for collaborative discussion across a range of critically important topics in cancer care business and policy.
Hospitals and health systems are gearing up for a new rule book that could have major ramifications for their cardiovascular service line and structural heart program.
ECG recently sat down with a number of leaders from cancer centers to discuss the core issues that oncology programs are facing. This article shares key learnings from our conversations as well as our insights regarding the future of the business of oncology and how your organization can proactively prepare.
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