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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.
Senators Support Pathologists on Preventing EHR Penalties
A bipartisan group of senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to prevent future Medicare payment cuts from the meaningful use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR) program.
CAP Urges UnitedHealthcare to Suspend FL Pilot Program
The CAP has called on the insurer UnitedHealthcare to suspend its planned October 1 implementation of a pilot program in Florida based on fundamental flaws with the program that negatively impact patient access to services, delay results, and create inconsistencies with current clinical practice, professional judgment and laboratory operations.
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