Health Policy. Payment for Oncolytics in the United States: A History of Buy and Bill and Proposals for Reform

Polite, Blase N.; Ward, Jeffery C.; Cox, John V.; Morton, Roscoe F.; Hennessy, John; Page, Ray D.; Conti, Rena M.
November 2014
Journal of Oncology Practice;Nov2014, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p357
Academic Journal
The authors explore the history of the health policy governing Medicare reimbursement for drugs provided in outpatient oncology practices in the U.S. They emphasize the consequences of the average sales price (ASP)-based model for Medicare reimbursements. They offer proposals to reform the Medicare reimbursement policies.


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