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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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  • Drug Represents First Potential Treatment for Common Anemia

    An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood’s iron supply shows promise as a viable first treatment for anemia of inflammation, according to results from the first human study of the treatment published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

  • American Society of Hematology Selects 2014 Minority Medical Student Award Program Class

    The American Society of Hematology (ASH) today announced the names of 12 medical students selected to participate in the 2014 class of its Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP).

  • ASH to Host Agenda-Setting Scientific Meeting on Lymphoma Biology

    The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, will hold its first ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology, a meeting focused on furthering the treatment of lymphoma, August 10-13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 350 lymphoma experts from around the world will attend the meeting to share cutting-edge findings in the field and establish a visionary agenda to accelerate the development of new approaches to understanding and eradicating lymphoma.

  • Oncology Groups Develop Post-Master’s Foundation in Hematology Course for the Advanced Practice Provider

    The American Society of Hematology, Oncology Nursing Society, and Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology have agreed to collaborate on the development of a post-master's foundation in hematology course for the advanced practice provider. The course is expected to officially launch in summer 2015.

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