AVBCC 2019 Highlights

The Future of Cancer Care: Change Is the Only Certainty

December 2019, Vol 10, No 6 - AVBCC 2019 Highlights

New York, NY—By its very nature, oncology is rife with change, with new research resulting in treatment advances at a rapid pace. Pending federal legislation aimed at reining in prescription drug prices and an upcoming presidential election may introduce yet further changes in oncology. A discussion on these issues was presented at the 2019 AVBCC Summit in October, with a look at the oncology landscape. [ Read More ]

Barriers to Value-Based Contracting in Oncology

December 2019, Vol 10, No 6 - AVBCC 2019 Highlights

New York, NY—With drug-pricing legislations currently before the House and the Senate, the issue of demonstrating value in high-cost drug therapies has become the front and center of the healthcare conversation. Moderator Roger Longman, MA, Co-Founder and Chairman, Real Endpoints LLC, a reimbursement-focused analytics and advisory firm, engaged an expert panel on the topic of value-based agreements during the 2019 AVBCC Summit. [ Read More ]

Ensuring Patient Access to Cancer Care Must Be a Priority

December 2019, Vol 10, No 6 - AVBCC 2019 Highlights

New York, NY—Patients with cancer are not just faced with a terrifying disease; they must also surmount an uphill climb when it comes to accessing care. Advocates—some of whom have shared in their experiences as patients—are hard at work to ensure access is a reality. A roundtable discussion of patient advocates at the 2019 AVBCC Summit focused on identifying the major obstacles to care and what can be done to improve patient access. [ Read More ]