The CAP and 95 medical societies urge CMS to use caution when releasing Medicare physician payment data.
The College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) opposes a temporary fix to Medicare’s flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, as provided in House passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (HR 4302).
A CAP webinar on how to earn 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System incentives and prevent future Medicare penalties.
President Obama’s budget proposal recommends the exclusion of AP services from the “In-Office Ancillary Services” (IOAS) exception to the Stark Law.
During the week of April 28, the Jackson Group will send members of the College of American Pathologists an email with a link to complete the 2014 CAP Practice Characteristics Survey (PCS). The email to CAP members will arrive from the email address of “Jacksonsurveys.com.”
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Self-Referral: GAO Study & Legislation
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) documenting millions of dollars in wasteful health care spending by physicians who self-refer anatomic pathology services, and CAP called on Congress to take immediate action outlawing this business practice.
CAP Opposition to Medicare Cuts Will Persist After SGR Patch
The CAP will continue its work to repeal the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and to reform Medicare’s payment system to reward quality, cost-efficient care.
CAPcast: Why Pathologists Should Attend the 2014 CAP Policy Meeting
The CAP Council on Government and Professional Affairs chair, George F. Kwass, MD, FCAP, spoke during our latest CAP podcast, CAPcast, about why pathologists should attend the 2014 CAP Policy Meeting.
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