Resources

The following articles outline the value proposition of cancer care and why the emphasis on quality, value and outcomes in cancer care.

NAMCP Medical Directors Guide: Oncology – The 2012-2013 Oncology Landscape: How Oncology Trends and Management Challenges Will Affect Medical Directors of Plans, Purchasers and Providers, and NAMCP Strategies to Address These Issues.

MyDirectives® - The Oncology Medical Home emphasizes the importance of in depth communication and coordination between the patient and their provider team. This is important at the time of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. My Directives® is a secure online resource for patients to record and share their wishes regarding their care. Use this free, safe and secure embedded link to record and share your decisions regarding your cancer care.

Management of Cancer Care: Milliman report on Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: Opportunities for Better Management

Cost of Care: Medicare: Milliman’s study of the cost of care differences by place of service for cancer care. This study is from the perspective of Medicare patients only.

Cost of Care: Commercial Payers: Avalere’s study of the cost of care differences by place of service for cancer care. This study is from four different commercial insurance payers.

Oncology Medical Home Initiative: What, Why & How: Background information on this new model for cancer care and why it makes sense for patients, payers and providers.