Dr. Christina Ritter to speak at ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting

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Christina Ritter, PhD, MPA, will deliver the keynote address at the Radiation Oncology Summit – ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale.  Dr. Ritter is the Director of the Patient Care Models Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation/CMS.  Her talk will kick off the conference on Thursday morning, February 27, 2020. The conference will … Continue reading “Dr. Christina Ritter to speak at ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting”

New ACRO SEAL program Feb 26-28, 2020

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ACRO is pleased to announce a new program: Sharing Excellence Among Leaders (SEAL).   Radiation oncology practice leaders/administrators from around the country will convene to network and learn together during the highly interactive program Feb. 26-28, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Topics will include: the latest updates in coding and reimbursement; enhancing the patient experience; operations … Continue reading “New ACRO SEAL program Feb 26-28, 2020”

Dr. Sucha O. Asbell will be Gold Medal honoree & Luther Brady Lecturer 2020

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The ACRO Board is proud to announce: Sucha O. Asbell, MD, FACRO, has been selected as both Gold Medal honoree and the Luther Brady Lecturer for 2020. Please be sure to attend the Radiation Oncology Summit – ACRO 2020 Annual Meeting Feb. 26-29, 2020 to help celebrate Dr. Asbell’s career achievements and significant contributions to … Continue reading “Dr. Sucha O. Asbell will be Gold Medal honoree & Luther Brady Lecturer 2020”

Radiation Therapy Freeze Extended  – update 11-1-19

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On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule.  In the rule, CMS states the following: Following the publication of the CY 2015 PFS final rule, the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act (Pub. L. 114-115, December 28, 2015) was enacted, which included … Continue reading “Radiation Therapy Freeze Extended  – update 11-1-19”

Radiation Therapy APM Released – July 10, 2019

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On July 10, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule entitled, “Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures.”  Within that draft regulation, CMS proposes a new alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology providers.  We are grateful that CMS has listened to several … Continue reading “Radiation Therapy APM Released – July 10, 2019”