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Posted September 13, 2007

Part A Information Package

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  • Introduction
  • What Pathology-Specific Services are Covered under Medicare Part A?
  • How are Pathologists Paid for Part A Services?
  • What are the Compliance Issues for Part A Compensation from Hospitals?
  • Can My Hospital Offset Part A Compensation by Charging Rent and Other Costs?
  • Are there any standards for Part A Compensation?


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