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Pathology Consolidation Underway in Washington

CEO SUMMARY: Two regional pathology super-practices have emerged in Washington State. In each case, acquisitions and mergers are fueling the growth of the two large pathology groups. In Western Washington and the Seattle metro, CellNetix is the dominant pathology group, with 53 physicians…

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May 06, 2013 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Much is happening in the anatomic pathology market in the Pacific Northwest. PAML, LLC (Spokane, Washington), and CellNetix (Seattle, Washington) finally executed the agreement whereby PAML made an equity investment in CellNetix. Now, the two lab companies will collaborate on developing…

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PAML, Pathology and New Opportunities

BY ANY MEASURE, MAJOR CHANGES ARE COMING to the profession of laboratory medicine. I assume that you are familiar with most of the trends, healthcare reforms, and significant reductions in lab test reimbursement that appear regularly in the headlines. Many of these developments are unfavorable to th…

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More Medicare Auditors Are Targeting Clinical Labs

CEO SUMMARY: For labs and all healthcare providers, the risk of an audit is growing because the number of auditors seeking overpayments is rising. In their efforts to eliminate waste and make the Medicare and state Medicaid programs more efficient, federal officials have introduced severa…

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How One Pathology Group Survived Its First RAC Audit

CEO SUMMARY: Last summer, InCyte Pathology in Spokane, Washington, found itself facing demand letters from the recovery audit contractor (RAC) responsible for that region. The RAC auditor was questioning claims for technical component (TC) services and seeking repayment from InCy…

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July 05, 2011 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Two laboratory companies based in Spokane, Washington, were recently recognized in a list of Washington State’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2011. One was Incyte Pathology, Inc., an anatomic pathology group. The other was Pathology Associates Medical Laboratori…

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Re-shaping the Profession of Anatomic Pathology

WHEN JANUARY 1, 2011, ARRIVED, IT MARKED AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE for the anatomic pathology profession. That is the day that the oldest pathologists in the Baby Boomer generation turned 65 years old and became eligible for Social Security and Medicare. This is an event we have discussed our entire ad…

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InCyte Pathology Buys DSM Lab in Walla Walla

CEO SUMMARY: For the nation’s thousands of private pathology group practices, consolidation is now a growing trend. The latest example is last week’s acquisition of the three-pathologist practice known as the Davis-Sameh-Meeker Laboratory in Walla Walla, Washington, by InCyte…

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Smaller Pathology Groups Explore Consolidation

CEO SUMMARY: In eastern Washington State, InCyte Pathology is developing a strategy that may well be repeated many times over in the coming years. As older pathologists who run smaller groups look to retire, they will consider selling their group practices to larger entities inte…

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