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Oncologists Urge Congress To Stay The Course On Site-Neutral Pay

By John Wilkerson / February 24, 2016 at 1:18 PM
Community oncologists want Congress to stay the course on Medicare site-neutral pay policy, although they are open to exempting facilities under development, if they don't include oncology practices, from lower pay rates in narrow circumstances. The Community Oncology Alliance fears that if Congress rolls back site-neutral restrictions or retroactively delays the policy's start date, hospitals will go on a “land grab” and hasten the already quick pace of buying oncology practices. The budget law that Congress passed in October directs...


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