Financial/Insurance Information

San Diego, CA—Analysis of healthcare utilization among Medicare beneficiaries with multiple myeloma suggests that the setting of autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT) has a significant impact on provider reimbursement and out-of-pocket expenses for patients, according to data presented at ASH 2018. Read More ›

Inpatient Costs for Children and Young Adults with ALL Higher at Specialized Cancer Centers, but for a Good Reason?
San Diego, CA—For children and young adults diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), receiving treatment at specialized cancer centers has been associated with improved outcomes versus nonspecialized centers, but this comes at an increased cost, according to data presented at ASH 2018. Read More ›

Strategies to Address the Long-Term Financial Burden of Cancer in Survivors

Because of the growing prevalence of cancer survivorship, the financial burden of cancer is becoming increasingly overwhelming for patients not only immediately after a cancer diagnosis, but often many years after treatment, said K. Robin Yabroff, PhD, MBA, of the American Cancer Society.

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Fear of Recurrence in Cancer Survivors Different from Depression or Distress

According to findings from a national representative sample presented at the 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium, fear of cancer recurrence is prevalent among cancer survivors, but may only be experienced by a minority of patients.

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In this month’s issue of The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA (TON), we continue our coverage of the news from the recent Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 39th Annual Congress and the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Read More ›

The National Cancer Institute set out to answer this question last year and published results of their investigation in the January 2011 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study’s authors point to flaws in previous cancer cost estimates, many of which did little more than take figures from 15 years ago and adjust them for inflation.

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President Obama guaranteed Americans that after health reform became law they could keep their insurance plans and their doctors. It’s clear that this promise cannot be kept. Insurers and physicians are already reshaping their businesses as a result of Mr. Obama’s plan.

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