Research

May 29, 2013

Results of Analyses for Chemotherapy Administration Utilization and Chemotherapy Drug Utilization, 2005-2011 for Medicare Fee- for-Service Beneficiaries, The Moran Company, May 29, 2013

The Moran Company was asked by The US Oncology Network, Community Oncology Alliance, and ION Solutions to conduct a series of analyses regarding the hypothesis that there has been a shift in the site of service for chemotherapy services in Medicare from the physician office to the Hospital Outpatient Department (HOPD).  This memo provides detailed […]

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March 17, 2012

Total Cost of Cancer Care by Site of Service: Physician Office vs Outpatient Hospital, Avalere Health, LLC, March 2012

Avalere Health analyzed three years of commercial health plan data to examine the differences in the total cost of care for cancer patients based on the site of service of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Our study compared the average total episode costs for patients receiving treatment for cancer in a physician’s office (including freestanding radiation […]

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