Tag: medicare fee schedule

CMS’ Proposed Lab Rules May Not Fly with Congress

CEO SUMMARY: Many clinical lab administrators have noticed the new activism at the federal Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) when it comes to control of establishing prices for clinical laboratory tests. In this exclusive interview, two long-time advocates for the National Independent Laboratory Association discuss several of the issues associated with the three proposed

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CMS Ready To Hack Away at Cost of Lab Testing

CEO SUMMARY: In July, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published three proposed rules which would allow it to act independently of Congress to set prices for clinical laboratory testing and pathology services. Analyses of these proposed rules indicate that they would substantially reduce reimbursement paid to labs and pathologists under existing

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