Will you be attending the 41st Annual NCRA Meeting?

  Are You On A Mission?  Registry Partners Incorporated Is! The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) 41st Annual Meeting will be held in historic San Antonio, Texas May 20 -23 this year.  The official workshop begins on Thursday, May 21st and concludes on Saturday, May 23rd with pre and post optional workshops available.   The meeting offers a variety of oncology professionals such as Certified Tumor…

Posted on Mar. 10, 2015 in From Our Perspective

“My facility is concerned with the CP3R data regarding a breast cancer patient receiving Chemotherapy + Herceptin now being coded as a single agent. Have you addressed this with the Commission on Cancer?”

As many of us are preparing for and completing our 1st quarter Cancer Committee meetings, RQRS and CP3R data will likely be presented for review and discussion. One particular measure, MAC for Breast, stands out due to the drug category coding change of  coding chemotherapy agent Herceptin as Biologic therapy/Immunotherapy.  Effective with cases diagnosed 1/1/20113 , patients who receive 1 chemotherapy agent + Herceptin will be…

Posted on Mar. 6, 2015 in From Our Perspective