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CAP Calls for Changes to Draft AMA Code

The latest draft of revisions to the AMA Code of Medical Ethics moves closer to addressing CAP’s concerns, but the College will continue to advocate for more changes.

FDA’s Plan to Regulate Laboratory Developed Tests: A Special CAP Webinar

Hear directly from the policy decision-makers who are charting a new course for laboratory regulation in the 21st century. Watch the CAP’s archived webinar and download the presentation.

CAP Comments on Proposed 2015
Medicare Rules

Read the CAP’s fee schedule comments regarding payment policies proposed for 2015. The CAP also commented on the 2015 proposed hospital outpatient rule.

Medicare 2014 Fee Schedule Resource Center

Gene Patent Resource Center

2013 Medicare PQRS Resource Center
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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.

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UnitedHealthcare Moves Ahead, But Delays Pilot Enforcement Date
Following several discussions and exchanges with UnitedHealthcare over recent months, the insurer notified the CAP that it will not deny claims under a pilot laboratory benefit management program that debuted in Florida on October 1. However, UnitedHealthcare plans to enforce the pilot’s requirements starting January 1, 2015.

Register for CAP Webinar on 2015 Medicare Fee Schedule
In anticipation of the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule expected release later this month, the CAP is preparing to provide members with information through STATLINE about the rule the day it is finalized and then offer more in-depth analysis during a webinar presentation on November 5.

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