CEO SUMMARY: For 10 years, three primary trends have reshaped the anatomic pathology profession. They are declining reimbursement, competition from physicians establishing in-office pathology labs, and a host of new government laws and regulations. More changes are coming, predicts one business expert in pathology. Those changes involve new Medicare payment models, along with opportunities for
Tag: form 5010
CEO SUMMARY: Even after testing compliance with HIPAA Form 5010 for more than a year, one out of four payers is not ready to pay claims using this new form. Claims payment experts are telling clinical labs to expect some shortfall of revenue in coming weeks as payers struggle to program their systems to cleanly
WE ARE ONLY 120 DAYS FROM IMPLEMENTING another round of programs mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 and associated legislation. Certain programs become effective on January 1, 2012.
On that date, the transition to HIPAA form 5010 takes effect. All clinical laboratories and pathology groups should be prepared for this