Welcome

The Mississippi Society of Oncology was formed in 1991 for the purpose of promoting 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.

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Current news

  • Feb 23, 2020 - Physicians, Hospitals Meet Their New Competitor - Insurer-Owned Clinics, 
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  • Feb 18, 2020 - Insurance Companies Have No Place Practicing Medicine, Find out more
  • Feb 12, 2020 - Vapers Show Cancer-Associated Biological Changes Similar to Smokers, 
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  • Feb 11, 2020 - One in Four Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Medical Care - and Why, 
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  • Feb 4, 2020 - Oncologists Press Congress to Set 72-Hour Limit for Payers to Fill Cancer Drug Prescriptions, Find out more
  • Feb. 4, 2020 - Are Commercial Payers in Denial About Denials? Find out more


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.
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News

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.

On February 18, 106 organizations representing patients, providers, medical researchers, survivors, and families joined together to urge Congress to include the bipartisan CLINICAL TREATMENT Act (H.R. 913) in the upcoming ‘must pass’ healthcare extenders package, which is expected to pass this spring.  Find out more

ASCO Position Statement on Drug Repository Programs  Find out more

Medicaid Block Grants Threaten Beneficiary Access to Cancer Care  Find out more

Patient-Centered Oncology Payment Model Submitted to HHS Alternative Payment Model Advisory Group Find out more

ASCO has partnered with the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA)to create joint evidence-based standards for medically integrated in-office dispensing of oral anti-cancer drugs and supportive care medications.  Find out More



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