Do Oncology Clinical Trial Participants Cost More for Payers?

The short answer is no. In this transcript and video, Davey Daniel, MD, hematology/medical oncology specialist, Tennessee Oncology, discusses findings of an abstract presented at ASCO 2021 showing a lower total cost of care paid by Medicare for episodes of care for patients in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) enrolled in clinical trials vs. those receiving routine care.