Physician Membership Information & Benefits

KAMO is active in numerous health care issues facing cancer care providers and their patients, including treatment options, reimbursement, practice management, off-label indications for chemotherapy pharmaceuticals and advocacy with policy makers.

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. All oncologists and hematologists have a vested interest to protect our patients from inappropriate policy and reimbursement. By joining KAMO you will help us promote excellence in the care of cancer patients. We invite you to become a member:

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KAMO works closely with other organizations to accomplish our objectives. Those entities include:  ASCO, ACCC, KMA, ASH and patient advocacy groups.

To be eligible for membership, an individual must be a licensed physician in Kentucky with either a stated specialty in Hematology or Oncology. Dues are $300 per physician per year. Your paid membership would include yourself, your nurse, practice manager and office staff.

As a member you will have the opportunity to take advantage of some valuable benefits:

  • KAMO provides educational seminars, at no cost, on various topics and trends in cancer care. Some seminars are targeted to physician members, while others are targeted to practice managers, nurses or billing staff.
  • We keep members informed of legislative and reimbursement trends and provide advocacy with state and federal legislators and agencies, insurers and Medicare.
  • KAMO provides support in dealing with issues involving managed care and other entities and helps find solutions to coding, billing and reimbursement issues.
  • Our meetings provide a forum for professional networking and the exchange of ideas on issues of concern to people involved in providing cancer care.
  • We publish a weekly newsletter offering relevant articles on a variety of topics related the field of oncology and hematology as well as an update on KAMO activities.
  • We provide free reimbursement support to members.
  • Members are included in KAMO's on-line Find a Physician page to help patients locate physicians.
  • Most importantly, we offer a common voice among Oncologists and Hematologists.

Our continued growth will allow us to work to address issues of concern and give us a greater voice with health care policy makers.