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Independent Labs Won’t Get Medicare PQRI Bonuses

CEO SUMMARY: Medicare does not intend to make bonus payments this year to independent labs currently reporting quality information for breast and colon cancer cases. The federal claims payment system is unable to pay independent labs for participating in the federal physician quality reporting initiative (PQRI). But physician pathology groups participating in PQRI will receive

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National Anatomic Pathology Companies Continue to Grow

IT’S BOOM TIME IN ONE SEGMENT of the clinical laboratory world. The national anatomic pathology companies are posting record rates of
growth and profits.

The sustained and strong financial performance at DIANON Systems, Inc. and IMPATH, Inc. has not gone unnoticed by Wall Street. Share prices for the two companies have zoomed steadily upward since January.


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