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Chemotherapy concession

Jennifer L Malin, Jane C Weeks, Arnold L Potosky, Mark C Hornbrook, Nancy L Keating
PURPOSE: The cost of cancer care continues to increase at an unprecedented rate. Concerns have been raised about financial incentives associated with the chemotherapy concession in oncology practices and their impact on treatment recommendations. METHODS: The objective of this study was to measure the physician-reported effects of prescribing chemotherapy or growth factors or making referrals to other cancer specialists, hospice, or hospital admissions on medical oncologists' income...
February 10, 2013: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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August 2006: Managed Care Interface
T J Smith, J Girtman, J Riggins
PURPOSE: Academic divisions of hematology/oncology seem to have difficulty recruiting and retaining excellent productive clinicians. A major reason for this is that salaries do not compete with the private sector for similar work. METHODS: We reviewed divisional finances productivity, and experiences from faculty members leaving. RESULTS: The academic salaries are approximately one third of practice because the chemotherapy concession has been given to the academic hospital...
January 1, 2001: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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