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Patient care is put to the test as clinical laboratory services are hit with a one-two punch in rate cuts

March 6, 2018 - From providing vital diagnostic screenings for a wide range of conditions, to playing a pivotal role in precision medicine, clinical laboratories are a crucial component of America’s health system that drive disease prevention and diagnosis and help guide treatment decisions for patient care. Congress enacted the Protecting Access to Medicare

By |2018-06-21T17:15:21-04:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Understanding the issue with PAMA and its Payment Models

August 11, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is preparing to implement the Protecting Access to Medicare Act. This requires CMS to collect information about private payor reimbursement from all parts of the laboratory market, and base the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) payments on the weighted median of these rates. However,

By |2018-12-04T09:36:39-05:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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