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    • 10 NOV 16
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    CVS/Caremark had a change of heart…

    An update to our post from October 1, 2016: COA has recently learned that CVS Health is indicating it will not proceed with restricting cancer patients from receiving their medications from oncology practices that dispense medications. Previously, CVS had notified patients that, beginning January 1, 2017, their oncologists’ pharmacies would be considered “out of network”

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    • 13 OCT 16
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    Shannen Doherty Is Dancing Away!

    So impressive. I often feel like bypassing the gym and heading for the takeout place after work. Yet, I’m always happier if I don’t punk out. That Shannen maintains that discipline after chemo is amazing and it shows us the power of physical movement. She wouldn’t do it if it did not make her feel

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    • 26 SEP 16
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    Physician Practice’s Ability To Provide Medications To Their Patients Is At Risk

    New York is currently one of only a handful of states that prohibit physician dispensing of pharmaceuticals. However, under section 6807 of the NYS Education Law, there are certain exceptions to the prohibition on physician dispensing, and one of the exceptions is dispensing of oncological protocol drugs. This exemption is in place because the state

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    • 07 SEP 16
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    How Does Oncology Care Model Help You?

    We have great news for you! From now on, Medicare patients will be getting more coordinated, higher quality cancer care! Queen’s Medical Associates has been selected to participate in a special Medicare program called Oncology Care Model, or in short OCM. This program was designed to provide you with more coordinated and higher quality care.

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    • 15 AUG 16
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    Extended hours offered on August 17th & 18th

    Update: As of 6:45pm on August 15th At this time, we are planning to be back up and running fully by tomorrow morning, August 16, 2016. QMA will be extending hours on Wednesday the 17th and Thursday the 18th until 6:30 pm to allow patients who were sent home early today to be treated.  

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