[Hackensack, NJ] – RCCA is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, RCCA has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes. “URAC Accreditation is a … Continued
HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) is expanding its cancer care payment initiative with UnitedHealthcare to RCCA patients in Maryland who are covered by UnitedHealthcare benefit plans. The program, made available at RCCA New Jersey locations in January, rewards physicians for focusing on best treatment practices, quality patient care and … Continued
Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) and Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced a collaboration to create an oncology medical home that is designed to improve the care experience for cancer patients.
Seth Howard Berk, MD, a hematologist and medical oncologist with RCCA, reveals four facts that he shares with his patients when they ask about clinical trials. First, a drug has been thoroughly tested well before it reaches the clinical trial stage. Pre-clinical trial testing involves looking at a drug’s effects on animals as well as … Continued
Edward J. Licitra, MD, PhD, board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology and chairman of the board of directors of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), shares some of his thoughts on potential models for a health care delivery reform system. Oncologists at RCCA, totaling 100 physicians, learn from each other’s best practices with … Continued
A recent article on nj.com, titled “Prostate cancer: Answers to three key questions about trends in New Jersey, recent advances,” reveals the truth about three common prostate cancer myths. According to experts at the American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, and Food and Drug Administration, the majority of men diagnosed with prostate cancer do not … Continued
A recent article on nj.com, titled “Bladder cancer trends in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties: Welcome news – and 3 facts you need to know” highlights the expertise of RCCA’s own Dr. Ralph V. Boccia. According to the board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist, there are three main facts to keep in mind about bladder cancer. … Continued
Dr. Seth Howard Berk, a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who practices in Mount Holly, NJ with Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), discusses new developments in oncology treatments for skin disorders. Dr. Berk mentions that many of the new tools used in combating skin cancers focus on harnessing the power of the immune system, and … Continued
Addressing the value changes that CMS is mandating takes enormous planning and study. Many oncology practices are grappling with the new programs that the government payer has asked them to adopt.
Terrill Jordan is President and CEO of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA). He spoke to Symptoms & Cures about RCCA’s move toward value-based care in the field of cancer treatment.