Expanded Access

Recent studies and feedback from commercial insurance companies have indicated that minimizing unnecessary emergency room visits or hospitalizations for cancer patients will reduce the total cost of cancer care.  The domain for Expanded Access emphasizes the need for cancer care physicians to be readily available to the patient after hours and on weekends.  

Telephone Triage options

http://esource.ons.org/ProductDetails.aspx?sku=INPU0622

 

http://www.ochomehealth.com/triage.php

   
   

Request to payers on ER or Hospital visits         

Ask payer to provide patient name and hospital date for any patient:

 

a) That has any provider ID associated with the practice

  b) And has had any "initial" infusion code within the last 90 days