Bobbie Buell has announced in the following newsletter, the official release of the one-stop cancer Patient Assistance tool Oncology has been waiting for, assistPoint.com.We’ve been telling you about it for months and, now it is here and live—assistpoint.com! For those of you who have missed our newsletters, assistPoint is your site for one-stop cancer Patient Assistance. And, the good news is you never have to pay to use the site–it is simply there to help everyone in the cancer space–providers, patients, and caregivers!Right now, we are still testing and improving assistPoint.  But, due to the tremendous demand for a single point of contact for all cancer programs, we decided to open it up right now.  But, before you go there, let me outline what you can do RIGHT NOW and what you will be able to do in the future:

  • WHAT YOU CAN DO THIS MINUTE:
    • Search by generic, brand name, manufacturer, or ICD-9 for the enrollment forms you need (at the top of the home page)
    • Get Enrollment Form PDFs for 113 cancer drugs (see BROWSE drugs at the top of the home page)
    • Get NDC numbers for all of those drugs
    • Find the HCPCS J-code for each drug
    • Get Coding and Billing Guidelines for many drugs
    • Learn more about the drugs you give
  • WHAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO DO:
    • Get enrollment forms for every drug you use
    • “Auto-fill” enrollment forms through an interface with your Revenue Cycle Management, Practice Management, or EMR systems
    • Complete several forms at once by answering just a few questions
    • Have several options for electronic signature
    • Have ‘live’ links to the disease-specific Foundations right on the drug page
    • Track your registrations and forms for all programs on the site
    • Allow patients to finish registration and signatures right on the patient site
    • And, whatever you tell us you need!

We have waited years and years for assistPoint—check it out ASAP!

Da’ Mistress 

Bobbi Buell