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NCCN BUSINESS RESOURCES
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The primary audience for this project has been employers and
their benefit consultants, but thework is also very relevant for
managed care organizations andother health program vendors,
for plans offered through health care exchanges, for organizations
that advocate on behalf of cancer patients, and for other
audiences. Although the project has ended, various plans have
been created to continue expanding awareness of the project’s
resources and adoption of the benefit recommendations.
NCCNManagedCareCollaborations
NCCN collaborateswithmanaged careorganizations, insurance
companies, andother organizations to facilitatepatient access
toNCCNMember Institutions and to improve thequality and
outcomeof caredelivered topatientswith cancer. NCCNworks
withpayers tohelp ensure that patients have access to the
expertise and specialized services available at these leading cancer
centers. NCCN aims to facilitate thisprocess so that patients and
healthprofessionals canbenefit fromNCCNMember Institutions’
commitment toproviding thehighest quality cancer care.
NCCN
Virtual
Reimbursement ResourceRoom
The oncology reimbursement landscape continues topresent
ever-evolving challenges for clinicians and otherswhoworkwith
patientswith cancer. Further, patientswith cancer often struggle
topay for therapy. As a response to these ongoing challenges,
help is available through theNCCN
Virtual
Reimbursement
ResourceRoom accessible at
Users are able to search for information listed under three
different tabs entitled: Search byCancer Type or SupportiveCare
Indication, Search byDrugName, andSearch byReimbursement
Program.
Through this important resource, users access patient assistance
information and reimbursement programswith direct links to
the help available.Websites, phone numbers, e-mail addresses
and other information are available for reference. Program
information is also included in the downloadableNCCN
Virtual
Reimbursement ResourceRoomGuide available at
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Virtual
Reimbursement ResourceRoom had
more than 9,500page views.
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