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.
COA Conference Going Virtual and Bigger than Ever! April 23-24, 2020 Help COA Gather Critical Data on Trends in Community Oncology
The 2020 Community Oncology Conference is going virtual! It will take place April 23-24, 2020, live on your computer from virtual presenters across the country.
The virtual #COA2020 will be bigger and better than ever. There's a fantastic educational agenda planned, featuring sessions on telehealth and COVID-19; oncology payment reform, including the OCM and OCF; PBM legislation; and much more.
Best of all, this must-attend event of the year is 100% FREE for health care providers, practices, employers, and employer health groups. The goal is to ensure that all providers are able to continue learning and benefiting from the content during these difficult times.
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
March 20, 2020 - Federal Probe Into China Ties at U.S. Institutions May Affect Blameless Researchers, Find out more
March 20, 2020 - Trump’s Plan to Import Canadian Drugs Faces Continuing Opposition, Find out more
March 9, 2020 - Juul Labs Sought to Court AGs as Teen Vaping Surged, Find out more
March 3, 2020 - Community Oncology Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court Supporting State Regulation of PBMs, Find out more
March 2, 2020 - The Association Between Drug Rebates and List Prices, Find out more
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
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.