Society of Utah Medical Oncology

SUMO is dedicated to ensuring you stay informed during the COVID-19 crisis. Click above to find all of the latest resources from ASCO, ASH, COA, HOSS, and important Industry News related to the crisis.

Utah Department of Health COVID-19 Resources, Click here for more.


BREAKING NEWS: National healthcare organizations urge Governors and Insurance Commissioners throughout the country to support broad coverage and payment of telemedicine services even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Read the letters to the Governors and the Insurance Commissioners here.


Our primary mission is to promote the highest professional standards of oncology practice in the state of Utah; to study, research and exchange information, leading to improvement in the practice of hematology; to support and further oncology education; and to monitor and respond to appropriate legislative and regulatory concerns of the membership.

We encourage all oncology professionals to find out more about us and become a member of our growing community.


Membership has its benefits.  Click below to find out more.

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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION FROM THE CDC
CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to COVID-19.
Please see links below for additional information:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PROVIDERS
FROM THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

As of January 1, 2021, there will be significant changes to the office and outpatient Evaluation and Management (E&M) services (CPT ® codes 99202-99215) for both new and established patients.

Find out more

Upcoming Events

SUMO's goal is to hold in-person meetings when it is safe for us to gather. Please be advised that these meetings may be held virtually if necessary.


 

CMS has released the OPPS and PFS proposed rules for 2021.
Comments are due by October 5th at 5:00 pm ET. Key takeaways are available for the OPPS and PFS from our corporate partner J&J


Current news

  • October 13, 2020 - The Latest Circuit Court Ruling on 340B Program Effect on Practices, Find out more
  • October 8, 2020 - On October 2, after consultation with public health officials, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, pursuant to the authority vested in him under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, renewed the public health emergency effective October 23, 2020.
  • October 6, 2020 - Supreme Court scrutinizes Arkansas law that regulates PBM payments to pharmacies, Find out more
  • September 29, 2020 - Insurers Move to Stop Waiving Telehealth Copays - Find out more
  • September 18, 2020 - CMS Finalizes Radiation Oncology Model - Find out more
  • September 16, 2020 - AACR Releases Its Inaugural Cancer Disparities Report - Find out more
  • September 1, 2020 - CMS Quietly Resumes Practice Audits, Find out more

SUMO is happy to have partnered with NCODA to present their most recent webinars. You can watch all five parts of the COVID-19 series and a special ASCO/NCODA webinar on Patient-Centered Standards for Medically Integrated Dispensing by clicking HERE.

 


ONLINE RESOURCES

RxVantage recently shared a panel discussion of oncology experts from around the country who have exhibited impressive leadership amid COVID-19. These executives met via video conference to share experiences, discuss strategies that have worked (as well as those that have not), and their plans for moving forward. Click below to view each presentation: