The Kentucky Association of Medical Oncology (KAMO) represents physicians that specialize in the practice of Hematology and Oncology (blood disorders and cancer). KAMO is a non-profit corporation formed to address the growing needs of oncologists and hematologists in community practice in Kentucky.
The site provides useful information about the Society, reimbursement issues, legislative updates and upcoming KAMO events and educational programs. We encourage you to browse the site and welcome your suggestions or comments.
Membership in KAMO
Membership in KAMO is open to practicing oncologists and hematologists in Kentucky, their staff, academic institutions and corporate entities involved in the care and treatment of cancer patients.
KAMO serves as an important representative for you and your profession with legislators, government agencies and insurers. We provide an united voice on issues affecting the future of the profession. In order to obtain our goals, the society needs your support. You are a vital link to the success of the organization, which ultimately will impact the profession.
COA Conference Going Virtual and Bigger than Ever! April 23-24, 2020 Help COA Gather Critical Data on Trends in Community Oncology
2020 Community Oncology Conference is going virtual! It will take place
April 23-24, 2020, live on your computer from virtual presenters across
The virtual #COA2020 will be bigger and better than ever. There's a
fantastic educational agenda planned, featuring sessions on telehealth
and COVID-19; oncology payment reform, including the OCM and OCF; PBM
legislation; and much more.
Best of all, this must-attend event of the year is 100% FREE for health
care providers, practices, employers, and employer health groups. The
goal is to ensure that all providers are able to continue learning and
benefiting from the content during these difficult times.
COVID-19 NEWS AND INFORMATION - FREQUENTLY UPDATED
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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.
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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
March 20, 2020 - Federal Probe Into China Ties at U.S. Institutions May Affect Blameless Researchers, Find out more
March 20, 2020 - Trump’s Plan to Import Canadian Drugs Faces Continuing Opposition, Find out more
March 9, 2020 - Juul Labs Sought to Court AGs as Teen Vaping Surged, Find out more
March 3, 2020 - Community Oncology Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court Supporting State Regulation of PBMs, Find out more
March 2, 2020 - The Association Between Drug Rebates and List Prices, Find out more
No upcoming events
Open Payments: Review and Dispute Process Open April 1 On
April 1, 2020, the review, dispute, and correction process for the Open
Payments Program for program year 2019 will open. Physicians and
teaching hospitals may review and dispute any updated records attributed
to them by reporting entities until May 15. Find out more
ASCO Annual Meeting To Go Virtual As
public health safety measures related to COVID-19 extend, the ASCO
Board has concluded that the Annual Meeting, scheduled for May 29-June 2
in Chicago, cannot occur in person as planned. Our mission is as
important as ever. That is why we still intend to deliver the latest
cancer science to the global community during the Annual Meeting
timeframe using a virtual format. Find out more
Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019
The Kentucky Association of Medical Oncology is proud to have joined with hundreds of other health organizations to support the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 3107) ...Read the letter here