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The College of American Pathologists Garners Support of 89 House Members Urging CMS to Provide Relief From EHR Penalties

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) gained the bipartisan support of 89 House lawmakers who signed a letter calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) to grant all eligible pathologists significant hardship exception from electronic record meaningful use program incentives and penalties for the full five years allowed under current law.

Understand the 2015 Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule (CAP Webinar)

CAP leaders provided an in-depth review of the proposed 2015 Physician Fee Schedule.

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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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Pathologists Receive Support for Relief from EHR Penalties
The CAP gained the bipartisan support of 89 House lawmakers who signed a letter calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to prevent future Medicare payment cuts to pathologists from the electronic health record meaningful use program.

CAP Addresses CLFS and NGS Payment, PAMA Policy Reforms with CMS
At a July 14 meeting with Medicare officials, the CAP provided recommendations for several new CPT codes for consideration in the 2015 Medicare clinical laboratory fee schedule.

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