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Carrum Health and Florida Cancer Specialists Collaborate for Advanced Breast Cancer Care

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) has recently formed a collaborative alliance with Carrum Health, a pioneering healthcare solution focused on delivering high-quality and cost-effective breast cancer care to patients in Florida. Through this partnership, Carrum Health will offer employers a comprehensive package specifically designed for breast cancer treatment, including coverage for a two-year treatment plan involving chemotherapy, radiation, and symptom management provided by FCS.

The primary emphasis of this partnership is to cater to patients with non-metastatic breast cancer within Florida, aiming to address their healthcare needs efficiently. FCS intends to expand its patient outreach by leveraging Carrum Health's network, granting patients access to this tailored breast cancer care package. Furthermore, employers associated with Carrum Health will gain access to advanced oncology treatment options available at nearly 100 FCS locations across Florida, facilitating high-value care for their employees while managing costs effectively.

This collaboration positions FCS within Carrum Health's distinguished network of Centers of Excellence, emphasizing patient-centric, evidence-based care nationwide. Employers affiliated with Carrum Health benefit from pre-negotiated bundled prices, enabling members to receive top-notch care supported by dedicated care navigators, alleviating concerns about expenses and administrative complexities. This initiative marks a pioneering move for FCS, introducing a bundled payment model tailored for employers across various Florida locations. Additionally, FCS and Carrum Health have outlined plans to extend this partnership to encompass other types of cancers in the future, aiming to provide access to high-quality cancer care to a wider population in Florida.

Source: prnewswire.com

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