Fact sheet: Cancer Support Program
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Over 150 oncology nurses, six board-certified oncologists and four oncology pharmacists have managed more than 150,000 oncology cases since 2006.
The Optum® Cancer Support Program (CSP) is an integrated approach that closes gaps in care. With CSP, members have access to a specialized nurse case manager and support from an entire team of cancer experts.
CSP nurse case managers provide network guidance, education, pain management, treatment adherence, palliative and end-of-life care.
Ensuring the patient’s condition is properly managed, helps them to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations, emergency department visits and inappropriate treatment, thus reducing total cost of care for clients.
See how an Optum specialized case manager helps Nancy receive proper treatment.
Cancer Resource Services (CRS) provides access to top-performing cancer centers across the country, known as our Cancer Centers of Excellence (COE) network.
The Optum COE network is comprised of 37 leading cancer centers that meet strict evaluation criteria such as: