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The Center of Attention
Under Medicare’s new oncology care model, patient-centric treatment aims to save money while improving health outcomes.
BY Karyn Dyehouse, M.D.
PUBLISHED June 06, 2018
Cancer care is evolving into a more patient-centered system that strives to improve quality of care and outcomes while reducing spending. In July 2016, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation launched a five-year pilot program that is voluntary for practices that serve Medicare cancer patients: the Oncology Care Model (OCM), designed to provide higher-quality, more coordinated cancer care at a lower cost. It focuses on a “triple aim” — providing the right care at the right place at the right time. Read more Here on the Cure Magazine Website.