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Call for Abstracts

The abstract submission site is now open for the 2016 ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies. The deadline to submit abstracts is July 6, 2016, 11:59 p.m. (PDT).

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ASH Meeting of Lymphoma Biology

The advance registration deadline for the ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology is Friday, May 27, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.

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ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies

Advance registration is now open. Hear top experts in hematologic malignancies discuss the latest developments in clinical care.

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  • ASH 2015 Highlights New Payment Models and Performance Measurement

    The 2015 ASH Quality Symposium and the 2015 ASH Practice Partnership lunch addressed two sides of the issue of how hematologists can demonstrate their value and get paid for providing it.

  • ASH Report from the AMA House of Delegates

    The ASH Delegation has returned from the interim meeting of the American Medical Meeting House of Delegates. Working with the AMA has enabled ASH to influence many policies and special access to influential advisory groups.

  • What Hematologist Need to Know about the Medicare Merit-based Incentive Payment System

    In April, 2015, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization (MACRA) was signed into law. The headline at the time of passage was the end of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula that had for so many years mandated large annual Medicare payment cuts to physicians. MACRA did not just affect the overall payment mechanism – it also created a new pay for performance system for physicians. Many of these elements are similar or identical to the existing pay-for-performance program in Medicare but we will highlight some of the differences.

  • 2015 ASH Advocacy Efforts Related to Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait

    A list of major initiatives undertaken by ASH in 2015 with the hopes of increasing education and awareness about sickle cell trait (SCT).

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