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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.
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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