MOS is dedicated to ensuring you stay informed during the COVID-19 crisis. Click above to find all of the latest resources from ASCO, ASH, COA, HOSS, and important Industry News related to the crisis.
BREAKING NEWS: National healthcare organizations urge Governors and Insurance Commissioners throughout the country to support broad coverage and payment of telemedicine services even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Read the letters to the Governors and the Insurance Commissioners here.
The Mississippi Society of Oncology was formed in 1991 for the purpose ofpromoting the highest professional standards of oncology in Mississippi, to study, research and exchange information, experiences and ideas leading to improvement in oncology and promote educational opportunities.
In addition, the MOS is committed to support the search for more effective treatments of malignant diseases, work with other organizations and societies that have concerns with cancer care, and disseminate information regarding regulatory developments affecting members.
And finally the MOS acts as a resource for insurers regarding the standard of care in oncology and represents the practice of oncology and hematology in the State of Mississippi.
No one should have to fight Cancer alone. Join Amgen and six independent non-profit organizations that span the continuum of cancer care. The information and resources within these pages has been provided by the Breakaway from Cancer partners. Amgen has no control over these programs and provides information as a courtesy only.
MOS is happy to have partnered with NCODA to present their most recent webinars. You can watch all five parts of the COVID-19 series and a special ASCO/NCODA webinar on Patient-Centered Standards for Medically Integrated Dispensing by clicking HERE.
CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FROM THE CDC
CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to COVID-19.
Please see links below for additional information:
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PROVIDERS FROM THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
As of January 1, 2021, there will be significant changes to the office and outpatient Evaluation and Management (E&M) services (CPT ® codes 99202-99215) for both new and established patients. Find out more
June 3, 2020 - Roundtable Discussion: "Oncology Operational Excellence During COVID-19," featuring oncology leaders, Find out more
May 5, 2020 - National Comprehensive Cancer Network Releases Recommendations for Standardizing Quality Measurements in Oncology, Find out more
April 27, 2020 - Telehealth Will Be Free, They Said, But Angry Patients are Getting Billed, Find out more
RxVantage recently shared a panel discussion of oncology experts from around the country who have exhibited impressive leadership amid COVID-19. These executives met via video conference to share experiences, discuss strategies that have worked (as well as those that have not), and their plans for moving forward. Click below to view each presentation:
ASCO COVID-19 Telehealth Updates, May 8, 2020 Click HERE to view the slide presentation from the webinar.
Open Payments: Review and Dispute Process Open April 1 On April 1, 2020, the review, dispute, and correction process for the Open Payments Program for program year 2019 will open. Physicians and teaching hospitals may review and dispute any updated records attributed to them by reporting entities until May 15. Find out more
ASCO Annual Meeting To Go Virtual As public health safety measures related to COVID-19 extend, the ASCO Board has concluded that the Annual Meeting, scheduled for May 29-June 2 in Chicago, cannot occur in person as planned. Our mission is as important as ever. That is why we still intend to deliver the latest cancer science to the global community during the Annual Meeting timeframe using a virtual format.Find out more
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is still accepting
applications to serve on the ASH Trainee Council. Council members help
the Committee on Training plan and develop ASH events and services,
including trainee events at the ASH annual meeting, such as
ASH-a-Palooza. Trainee Council members also assist ASH in creating the
best education materials and programs for hematology trainees. The
deadline has been extended to June 19, 2020. Apply here
Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019
The Mississippi Society of Oncology is proud to have joined with hundreds of other health organizations to support the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 3107) recently introduced by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Roger Marshall, MD (R-KS), and Ami Bera, MD (D-CA). Read the letter here.