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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.
2015 Medicare Fee Schedule Release Expected Soon
With the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule set for publication within the next several days, the CAP is preparing to provide members with information on new reimbursement changes and policy through STATLINE the day it is finalized and then give more in-depth analysis during a webinar presentation on November 5.
NY Should Remove Rule Stopping Pathologist-Patient Discussions
CAP President Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP, again urged New York state health officials to rescind a state regulation prohibiting pathologists from discussing laboratory test results with patients.
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