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Latest Medicare Prompt Pay Correction Act Stories

2013-05-20 08:27:22

Bill Would Help Seniors and Community Cancer Clinics by Offsetting Some of the Impact of the Devastating Sequestration Cuts WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of cancer patients receive their treatment at community clinics. Today, that care is being threatened by a payment calculation in Medicare that has made it increasingly difficult for local clinics to absorb the additional cuts imposed by sequestration. Bipartisan legislation (S. 806) introduced by Senators Pat...

2013-02-27 08:29:20

Strong Bi-partisan Support for H.R. 800 to Stem Cancer Care Crisis; Community Oncology Alliance Announces Support WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) announced its support today of H.R. 800 to exclude manufacturer-to-distributor prompt pay discounts from Medicare's payment for cancer drugs. H.R. 800 would fix a flaw in Medicare that artificially reduces cancer drug reimbursement, which has led to access problems and increased costs to...