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Las Vegas Lab Gathering Debates Industry Trends

CEO SUMMARY: Always a good forum for discussion of laboratory industry trends, this year’s meeting in Las Vegas addressed government regulation, laboratory automation and everything in between. Here is a brief rundown on some of the more interesting insights and observations.

ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER of laboratory programs exist which address the management interests of hospital

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Government Regulators Transforming Lab Industry

CEO SUMMARY: Medicare/Medicaid regulators get serious about laboratory billing and reimbursement practices. Industry observers say it represents a major shift and will have immense financial and operational impact on every clinical laboratory in the United States.

FOLLOWING YEARS of “benign neglect” toward Medicare billing practices, regulators will now scrutinize laboratory reimbursement activities with full vigor.

During the

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