STOP THE MOST FAVORED NATION (MFN) EXPERIMENT ON CANCER CARE!

This Weekly’s Hot Topics

  • COA needs your information ASAP to respond effectively to the Most Favored Nation (MFN) “experiment.” Affiliate Association News/COA News
  • Deliver a message to Congress: STOP THE MOST FAVORED NATION (MFN) EXPERIMENT ON CANCER CARE! Medicare News/CMS News
  • Tomorrow, December 9, webinar on, “Upcoming Changes to Medi-Cal and Managed Medi-Cal for 2021 MOASC News/ Programs & Industry News

Last month this publication presented Medical Oncology Association of Southern California (MOASC) and National Oncology State Network (NOSN) communiques with Anthem Blue Cross representatives regarding white-bagging of drugs from CVS Specialty Pharmacy. Clarification was received from Anthem specifically for PPO/EPO plans. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

California Legislature had an interesting year, passing a number of new laws in the midst of a pandemic that affect health care, resulting in considerable operational challenges. While the number of new laws overall is significantly reduced as compared to other years, there was a strong focus on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, allied health professionals, mental health, and workforce and labor issues. To read more click here and go to California News.

Help deliver a message to Congress: STOP THE MOST FAVORED NATION (MFN) EXPERIMENT ON CANCER CARE! As you know, the MFN experiment is dangerous for patients and will devastate practices if implemented. You must let Congress know, in no uncertain terms, that it is bad policy and should not be pursued. Please step up and take action today by contacting Congress. To read more click here and go to  Medicare News/CMS News.

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December 8, 2020



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