Changes are coming fast in community oncology: Medicare’s Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) is now more than 3 months old, but multiple commercial models operate alongside it. Payers are buying up primary care practices, disrupting referral relationships that took years to build. Employers see cancer care as a big-ticket item that must be brought under control. Technology offers opportunities for patients to report symptoms such as rashes or fevers before they lead to a hospital stay, but these systems cost money. And today, quality reporting now includes addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). Members in The US Oncology Network (The Network) had a chance to look into the future and gain skills they will need to thrive during the 2023 Payer Transformation Summit.
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