National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Educational Events & Programs

NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™
School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business

Real World Trends Impacting Cancer Care – Cost, Reimbursement, and Policy

Experienced Module

This module addresses trends impacting the delivery of cancer care, cost, reimbursement, and policy, and may include the following topics:

  • Review of trends from the clinician, payor, and manufacturer points-of-view, including:
    • Guidelines for clinical practice and pathways
    • Compendia, oncology formularies, precertification
    • Patient co-pays, value-based insurance, episode-based payments
    • Specialty pharmacy, BioSimilars, oral therapies
    • Outcomes research, comparative effectiveness, cost, and cost-effectiveness
    • Quality measures, quality evaluation, Pay for Performance, coverage with evidence development, NICE
    • The type and quanta of data needed to influence decisions
    • Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategies (REMS)