American Society of Hematology

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Advance registration for the 56th ASH® Annual Meeting is now open.

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State-of-the-Art Symposium

Featuring clinical hematology updates with a focus on lymphoid malignancies - Advance registration is now open through September 1.

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Now offering malignant and non-malignant hematology testing modules that provide both MOC and CME credit

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  • ASH and ASCO Co-Host Annual CAC Meeting

    On Friday July 25, 2014, ASH and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) co-hosted the annual Hematology and Oncology Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC) network meeting. The meeting is intended to provide attendees with a better understanding of the CAC process; discuss issues of common concern and develop solutions; and improve the overall CAC process throughout the year.

  • CMS Announces Decision to Amend Policy that Had Required Prior Authorization for All Part D Drugs

    In June, ASH joined an effort to advocate that Medicare change recent rules that required Medicare patients who had entered hospice status to go through prior authorization for all prescription drugs.  ASH and the other organizations that worked on this issue felt that this requirement was a significant hurdle to be faced by patients whose disease had necessitated hospice status.

  • Summary of 2015 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule for Hematology

    On July 3, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2015 Medicare Proposed Rule on the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS).  The HOPPS rule proposes payment rates and associated policies for services provided to patients within the hospital or hospital-owned facilities that are not admitted to the hospital.

  • Summary of 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

    The 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule proposes payment rates and related policies.  The ASH summary focuses on issues of interest to hematologists, including potential future payment changes to chemotherapy, changes to the ASH performance measures used in PQRS, and changes to way local coverage determinations are made for laboratory tests.

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