ACOs, Oncology and the Future of Better Cancer Care

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH As originally posted at JustOncology. The best business model for oncology care is not yet obvious to me. But it is crystal clear that innovative new models are being hatched before our eyes.. via Oncology Times Since CMS (via HHS) issued the final rule addressing ACO provisions and specifically ‘excluded’ oncologists […]

Florida Blue and US Oncology aka Advanced Medical Specialties JV Oncology ACO

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Clearly it was just a matter of time, and again the market is driving innovation outside the codified theater of what is, or isn’t, an ACO at least from the point of view of Federal regulation. Regardless of the relative fiscal impact to the Medicare Trust Fund, i.e., where is […]