April 2015 | Oncology Business News®

Practices Hammered by Rising Uncertainty

April 15, 2015

The rise of high-deductible health plans has been accelerated by the Affordable Care Act, yet for many oncology practices this trend adds to the administrative workload and creates deep uncertainty on the accounts receivable side.

Internal Investigations May be Open to Court and Government Agency Scrutiny

April 04, 2015

Given a handful of recent cases, and a recent update to the CMS Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol, it appears that the federal government may be using the existence of these audits as a means for demonstrating that the provider "knew or should have known" that fraud occurred.

ASH Report Carves Out a New Role for Hematologists

April 03, 2015

The American Society of Hematology is calling for the creation of a new clinical hematology specialty that would be based in a medical center or health system and would focus primarily on patients with benign blood disorders, while also helping to manage genomic testing and pathways-centered care.