Cancer Care and the Self-Insured Business: Doing Right by Employees While Controlling Costs and Improving the Bottom Line

Medium-sized and even smaller employers can help control the impact that an employee’s cancer care has on their insurance costs while still ensuring that the employee has access to the latest evidence-based treatments, according to Denis Fitzgerald, MD. “As a hematologist/oncologist, I see the human toll of cancer every day. And as an owner of … Continued

Regional Cancer Care Associates Partners with Thomas Edison State University

  Regional Cancer Care Associates Partners with Thomas Edison State University Partnership Enables Staff from One of the Largest Oncology Physician Networks in the U.S. to Advance Their Education   TRENTON – Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA®)  is partnering with Thomas Edison State University to offer educational opportunities to its 800 employees who are interested … Continued

Closing gaps in cancer care becomes focus of new collaboration between Horizon and RCCA. Oncology nurse navigators closely monitoring, managing interventions to keep patients healthy between treatments

(Hackensack, NJ, January 18, 2018) – While periodic chemotherapy treatments are considered vitally important to the care and recovery of cancer patients, it’s what occurs – or does not occur — between treatments that can heavily influence the patient’s health and capacity to recover.  That’s why Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.(Horizon), New Jersey’s largest health insurer, … Continued

2017 Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC Retreat Sponsorship

RCCA’s Annual Clinical Retreat is held, in concert with corporate partners, to allow Oncologists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Oncology Nurses and Clinical Research Staff to openly discuss new advancements in clinical data and the future of Oncology diagnosis, prognosis & treatment.

RCCA Earns URAC Accreditation In Specialty Pharmacy

[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

Regional Cancer Care Associates Board Chairman Edward J. Licitra, MD, PhD, Elected to Community Oncology Alliance’s Board of Directors

December 29, 2016 – Edward J. Licitra, MD, PhD, has been elected to the Community Oncology Alliance’s (COA) Board of Directors, and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA). COA is a non-profit organization that has been building a national network of community oncology practices for more … Continued

RCCA Expands to Connecticut, Continuing Its Growth as One of the Nation’s Largest Multi-State Oncology/Hematology Physician-Owned and -Operated Networks

  HACKENSACK, N.J., January 17th, 2017 – With 27 existing cancer care delivery locations throughout New Jersey, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Regional Cancer Care Associates, or RCCA, started 2017 by adding six Connecticut-based cancer specialists to the network. RCCA’s northward expansion to Connecticut is keeping in line with the network’s mission to give patients access … Continued

RCCA Makes Innovative UnitedHealthcare Cancer Care Program Available to Patients in Maryland

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

CMS Value Model Doesn’t Do It All

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.