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From technological innovations to regulatory shifts to the real-world challenges facing providers and patients, Annexus Health has a finger on the pulse of the dynamic healthcare industry.
Financial Toxicity: For Cancer Survivors, It’s Personal
With prices higher than $10,000 a month common for certain treatments, financial toxicity is an epidemic among American cancer patients. Yet the financial issues that come along with cancer—and the financial assistance options available to mitigate them—are often overlooked.
Gia Seymour, a cancer survivor, reflects on her own experiences dealing with the costs of cancer care and shares the stories of other survivors whose lives have been impacted by financial toxicity.
Improving Access to Life Science Patient Support Programs at the Provider Level
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already significant problem in the United States: financial toxicity among cancer patients—and their providers. Now more than ever, it is imperative that patients be connected with available financial assistance. Tim Koenig, VP of Marketing and Life Science Solutions at Annexus Health, takes a closer look at this problem and explains how life science organizations can take a more active role in combating financial toxicity by helping to streamline access to patient support programs.
It’s Time for a Proactive Approach to Financial Assistance Cycle Management in Cancer Care
Jennifer Vito, SVP of Provider Solutions at Annexus Health, discusses the problems associated with a reactive approach to financial assistance cycle management and shares a case study in how New Mexico Cancer Center successfully mitigated them by transitioning to a proactive approach.
Healthcare Interoperability: Shifting the Focus to the Patient
Annexus Health Co-founder, President, and COO Brad Frazier explains what the new CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule means for oncology providers and patients, and how technology-based solutions can help facilitate the transition toward greater healthcare interoperability
A Technology-Based Solution to Relieve Financial Toxicity
Michael Mitrani, Director of Revenue Operations, from New York Cancer and Blood Specialists (NYCBS), shares his insights into the management of financial assistance and on the impact AssistPoint has had on NYCBS and patients.