Tag Archives: Groups

Oncology groups focus patient-reported outcomes to optimize care

The Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium plans to use a mobile-based application to help with quality reporting initiatives in the state. MOQC, a group of medical and gynecologic oncology practices collaborating to improve cancer care quality, has selected a vendor to help develop quality measures, manage patient symptoms and capture patient reported outcomes from 19 cancer… Read More »

Groups oppose HHS efforts to change SUD privacy rules

Proposed changes to rules governing the confidentiality of patient records created by federally assisted substance use disorder treatment programs are facing strong opposition from stakeholder groups. Addiction treatment, healthcare and privacy rights organizations are raising the red flag regarding last week’s proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services—they contend that the rules would… Read More »

Groups call on CMS to push out Medicare Shared Savings Program application deadline

The National Association of ACOs and America’s Physician Groups are telling the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that its application deadline to apply for the revamped Shared Savings ACO program does not give providers enough time to consider the new rule that was only finalized on December 21. On Thursday, CMS set the deadline… Read More »