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Updated September 25, 2014

Special Reports

2014

CAP to Call for More Changes to Latest AMA Ethics Code Draft
CAP Calls on CMS to Abandon Code Change to Prostate Biopsy Services
CMS Adopts CAP PQRS Measures, Proposes Bundled Prostate Biopsy Payment
Congress Delays Medicare SGR Decrease Until 2015
In Victory for Pathology, President’s Budget for 2015 Recommends Exclusion of AP Services From the IOAS Exception
CAP Improves Quality Programs for Pathologists, Supports “SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act”
Cigna Delays Professional Component of Clinical Pathology Policy
HHS Expands Patient Access to Laboratory Results
CAP Opposes Cigna Policy to Deny Payment for the PC of Clinical Pathology Services

2013

In Significant Victory for Pathologists Laboratories Can No Longer Donate EHRs
Pathology Payment Cuts Could Be Announced Any Day by CMS; Register Now for CAP’s Webinar to Learn How the Rule Impacts You
CAP Expects Cuts in Final CMS Physician Fee Schedule Rule by Nov. 27, Plans Webinar on Impact
CMS Extends PQRS Administrative Claims-Based Reporting Deadline to Oct. 18
CMS Proposes Changes to Proficiency Testing (PT) Referral Sanctions
CAP Update from Washington on the Government Shutdown
CAP Submits Comments to CMS, Continues Campaign to Reverse Dangerous
Cuts to Pathology

2014 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Links Pathology Services to Hospital Outpatient Rates
CAP Hails Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents
House Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal; SGR Cuts Averted for One Year

2012

CMS Targets Specialty Providers, High Volume Codes in Quest to Control Spending
CMS Cuts 88305 TC by 52%, Places Molecular Codes on CLFS
PT Referral Legislation Passes House
CMS Provides Short-Term Relief to Pathologists in Final Stage 2 Meaningful Use Rules
CMS Advances Payment Reforms in 2013 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule
CAP Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Individual Mandate
New Evidence Links Self-Referral Labs to Increased Utilization, Lower Cancer Detection Rates
CMS Delays Point-of-Service Change Until October
Supreme Court Invalidates Prometheus Diagnostic Patents
Congress Nears Medicare Deal

2011

SGR and TC Grandfather Extended Thru February
Congress Swings Into Action, Delayed Decision Likely on SGR, TC Grandfather
This Week in Washington: Will a Crowded Docket Delay Action on SGR?
Cantor Predicts SGR Fix, No Shortage of Ideas
CAP Leaders Lobby Congress on SGR, Self-Referral, TC Grandfather
Washington Analysis – Congress Shows Cautious Interest in CAP’s Self-Referral Proposal; TC-Grandfather Faces Scrutiny
CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Retract Physician Signature Requirement
CMS to Extend Delay of Signature Requirement
AMA Releases Molecular Pathology CPT Codes for Stakeholder Review
CMS Rescinds TC Grandfather Payment Change
CMS to Rescind Physician Signature Requirement

Previous Issues

2014

09/11/14
08/28/14
08/14/14
07/31/14
07/17/14
07/03/14
06/19/14
06/05/14
05/22/14
05/08/14
04/24/14
04/10/14
03/27/14
03/13/14
02/27/14
02/13/14
01/30/14
01/16/14
01/02/14

2013

12/19/13
12/05/13
11/07/13
10/24/13
10/10/13
09/26/13
09/12/13
08/29/13
08/15/13
08/01/13
07/19/13
07/03/13
06/21/13
06/06/13
05/23/13
05/09/13
04/25/13
04/11/13
03/28/13
03/14/13
02/28/13
02/14/13
01/31/13
01/17/13
01/03/13

2012

12/20/12
12/06/12
11/21/12
11/08/12
10/25/12
10/11/12
09/27/12
09/13/12
08/30/12
08/16/12
08/02/12
07/19/12
07/05/12
06/21/12
06/07/12
05/24/12
05/11/12
04/26/12
04/12/12
03/29/12
03/15/12
03/01/12
02/16/12
02/02/12
01/19/12
01/05/12

2011

12/22/11
12/08/11
11/23/11
11/10/11
10/27/11
10/13/11
09/29/11
09/15/11
09/01/11
08/18/11
08/04/11
07/21/11
07/07/11
06/23/11
06/09/11
05/26/11
05/12/11
04/28/11
04/14/11
03/31/11
03/17/11
03/03/11
02/17/11
02/03/11
01/20/11
01/06/11

 

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