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CAP Continues Push for Repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate

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).

PQRS: What You Need to Know (and Do!) in 2014

A CAP webinar on how to earn 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System incentives and prevent future Medicare penalties.

Learn About Upcoming PQRS Milestones in March 2014

If you are an eligible professional or group practice participating in PQRS, CAP wants to make sure you are prepared for this month’s important program milestones by using interactive timelines and other helpful resources.

2015 Budget Would Exclude AP Services From the IOAS Exception

President Obama’s budget proposal recommends the exclusion of AP services from the “In-Office Ancillary Services” (IOAS) exception to the Stark Law.

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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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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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