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Cordata Clients and Their Partner Physician Practices: Participating in the Oncology Care Model?

Posted by Cam McClellan Teems

April 28, 2015 at 3:26 PM

   

In February 2015, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) at CMS announced a new, voluntary program available to physician practices that administer chemotherapy to fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare beneficiaries. The Oncology Care Model (OCM) will focus on the total cost of care for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy during a six-month episode and tie payments to performance based on meeting certain quality metrics and practice transformation requirements. The Oncology Care Model program will last for five years and is slated to begin in Spring 2016.  

Are you leveraging the information in Cordata Oncology, if your practices are owned by the hospital?  Are the medical oncology practices Support Users with access to Cordata Oncology and care coordination review/entry?  Call us today to be sure that all touch points have access to the care coordination path.

Topics: oncology, outcomes data

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