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Medical necessity & overutilization in the age of online ordering

Online transactions are one of the most fundamental ways people's interactions with one another have changed over the past few years. At one point in time, ordering a blood test could take significantly longer, often taking several weeks. With technology, automation and the implementation of ordering systems, more power is back in the hands of

By |2018-09-17T14:48:53-04:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Understanding CMS Guidelines: Advanced Beneficiary Notices, Frequency Limitations & Non-Covered Tests

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hold well-established guidelines regarding what is considered medically necessary within the realm of testing. Medical necessity is important in clinical testing because tests deemed to fall out of the definition of being medically necessary can end up being denied by CMS for reimbursement. As well, CMS has

By |2018-06-26T12:54:11-04:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments
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