2018 Policy Summit

2018 ONS Policy Summit

The 2018 ONS Policy Summit Oncology Nurse-Patient Conversations Around Access and Affordability, held on November 13 in Washington, DC, focused on topics including:

  • What oncology nurses hear from patients about affordability, cost of cancer drugs, and treatments. 
  • How nurses & nurse navigators assist patients experiencing financial challenges.
  • The basics of how private insurance and Medicare cover cancer drugs.
  • Key proposals and discussion items in HHS Blueprint/RFI Impacting drug costs for patients with cancer
  • Policy recommendations, patient protections/guardrails, nurse and patient education and resources.

Read the full agenda.

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