The College of American Pathologist (CAP) offers resources to assist you in navigating the complexities of payer negotiations, contracting and understanding the impact these contracts may have on your practice.
The CAP offers guidance on the preparation, evaluation and creation of pathology contracts with various payers and hospitals.
- Sample Pathology Services Agreement: Hospital Payment for Commercial Bundled Payments
- Includes 9 critical steps in preparing for your contract negotiation and a sample agreement with annotations and contracting options.
- Contracting with Hospitals for Technical component Services; Resources and Recommendations for Pathology Practices
Part-A Contracting Information
The following files provide information regarding Part-A contracts and services.
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Fee Impact Assessment Calculator
Utilize this resource to assess the financial impact of a proposed fee schedule changes from Medicare or commercial payers. This can also be utilized to evaluate new payer contracts.