When President Biden met with doctors at the James Comprehensive Cancer Center at Ohio State University, his enthusiasm about cancer research and proton therapy was unequivocal. As he effusively described the innovation taking place there as “a source of hope,” he encouraged a continued “focus on proton therapy.” Part of that hope comes from the innovative and groundbreaking research on, and utilization of, proton therapy.
PROTECT PROTON THERAPY
Read the latest news about the Alternative Payment Model and how it diminishes patient access to proton therapy and stifles innovation.
Make Your Voice Heard
Join us in calling on President Biden to protect proton therapy by removing it from the purposed Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model.
Be An Advocate
Reach out to your Congressional Representatives and ask them to take action to protect proton therapy. Find their contact information here.
Support for Research
Physicians from NAPT member centers asked CMMI Director Fowler to nurture innovation and clinical research of proton therapy.
NAPT Comment Letter
Our comments on the RO Model proposals in the CY 2022 OPPS Proposed Rule focus on our continued request for exclusion of proton therapy from the RO Model.
Use Your Voice
The Washington Football Team Head Coach Ron Rivera spoke about his experience with proton therapy and the need for advocay.
Prior Authorization Proposed Rule
NAPT has joined patients, physicians, and healthcare facilities in a call advocating for reforms to the Medicare Advantage Prior Authorization process which can lead to devastating denials and delays for patients seeking care.