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US Oncology Inc.

Division of McKesson Corp.

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What New Cancer Pathway Programs Mean For The Drug Industry

New efforts by US payors suggest oncologics no longer enjoy the same protected reimbursement status they once did, potentially pulling the rug from under biopharma's hottest development, dealmaking, and revenue generating activities. To succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace, biopharmas must adapt their strategies with an eye to reducing payors' overall costs.
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Reimbursement: The New Biopharma Investment Hurdle

With a growing number of expensive therapeutics entering the market and rising pressures to contain costs, gauging reimbursement is now a crucial element deal makers must evaluate.
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Access and Evidence: Implications of the EPO Safety Debate (Part 2)

It looks like CMS is making its restrictive coverage policy on Aranesp and Procrit stick. That is a big hit to Amgen and J&J. It is also an important precedent for other manufacturers: CMS is demonstrating that it can deny coverage based on the absence of evidence-even when the therapy is the standard of care.
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The New Oncology Marketplace

New Medicare reimbursement, if implemented as is, will disrupt the close-knit oncology marketplace, Expensive new drugs are relatively immune to discounting pressures that form the basis of the reimbursement formula. Nevertheless, infrastructure changes wrought by the squeeze on oncologists' margins will impact the relationship between manufacturers and physicians.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Services
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • McKesson Corp.
  • Senior Management
  • Bruce Broussard, Pres. & CEO
    Richard J Hall, SVP, Mktg. & Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • US Oncology Inc.
    Phone: (832) 601-8766
    16825 Northchase Dr. Ste. 1300
    Houston, TX 77060