Humana launches oncology model to reward integrated care

Healthcare Finance: Humana is launching a value-based oncology program to reward providers for  more integrated cancer care for Medicare Advantage and commercial members.

Humana will provide compensation based on an incremental evaluation of quality and cost in several key areas: inpatient admissions; emergency room visits; medical and pharmacy drugs; laboratory and pathology services; and radiology. The evaluation will be determined by metrics that address access to care, clinical status assessments and patient education.

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