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NATIONAL CANCER NETWORK TO GUIDE DRUG COVERAGE CHOICES

Published Online: Tuesday, July 1, 2008   [ Request Print ]

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Drugs and Biologics Compendium as a mandated reference for making coverage decisions on the use of drugs and biologics in cancer care.

The NCCN compendium will be used by CMS for its national coverage determinations and by intermediaries and carriers for their regional determinations. One important application will be guiding decisions about coverage for the use of drugs and biologics in oncology beyond the FDA-approved indication.

The NCCN is an alliance of 21 of the world?s leading cancer centers dedicated to promoting high-quality cancer care; its clinical oncology practice guidelines are used widely by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision makers.

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