Tag: medical diagnostic

Medicare Taken to Task about Molecular Test Pricing Method

EDITOR’S NOTE: Submitted by Lâle White, CEO of XIFIN, Inc., of Carlsbad, California, this letter describes the problems caused by the Medicare program’s failure, as of January 1, 2013, to be ready to process and reimburse lab test claims for more than 100 new molecular diagnostic CPT codes.

Dear Editor:

Everyone should read Scott Gottlieb, M.D.’s Forbes

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September 29, 2008 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

It’s been a productive year for Michigan Co-Tenancy Laboratory (MCL) of Ann Arbor, Michigan, which performs reference and esoteric testing for its members. During 2008, four hospital systems have come aboard as new co-tenants. They are: Baptist Health, Montgomery, Alabama; Bay Medical Center, Panama City, Florida; Mercy Memorial Hospital, Monroe, Michigan; and Northeast Alabama Regional

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More IVD Consolidation: DPC Sells to Siemens

CEO SUMMARY: It is a significant acquisition, and not just because Diagnostic Products Corporation has a major presence in immunodiagnostics. Siemens Medical Solutions is one of the dominant competitors in radiology. Its willingness to pony up almost $2 billion to enter the clinical diagnostics market signals a serious intent to develop services that support individualized

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