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How Anthem is realigning the oncology reimbursement system

FierceHealthPayer spoke with Jennifer Malin, staff vice president of clinical strategy at Anthem, to discuss how the insurer's Cancer Quality Care Program is realigning the oncology reimbursement system. 

Imaging a target for cutting costs while maintaining care

A report published online in  Lancet Oncology  outlines several areas--including medical imaging--where oncologists can cut costs while maintaining the quality of care.

Battle against cancer needs help from app developers

In case you haven't heard, the United States is facing a looming crisis in how our healthcare system treats cancer. With baby boomers entering their "tumor-prone" years, the delivery...

UnitedHealth tests bundled payment for cancer treatment

UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH) is testing a new payment approach for breast, colon and lung cancers that reimburses participating oncologists upfront for an entire cancer treatment program. This new