Join CLMA on Thursday, June 27th at 2:00 PM ET for the ACO, PCMH, IDN - Do These Spell "LAB"? audioLab presented by Jennifer Rhamy, MBA, MA, MT(ASCP)SBB, HP Executive Director, Laboratory Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. Register today and earn one (1.0) CE credit while gaining knowledge about how labs can be recognized and rewarded for their contributions to patient outcomes. This audioLab is also in line with the Body of Knowledge Domains 2 (Business and Clinical Operations) and 8 (Compliance and Risk Management).
Join CLMA again on Thursday, July 18th at 1:00 PM ET for the Safety Leadership in the Lab audioLab presented by Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP)SLS,CQA Lab Safety Consultant, Dan the Lab Safety Man. Register today to receive one (1.0) CE and develop knowledge in the Body of Knowledge Domains 2 (Business and Clinical Operations) and 6 (Quality Management for Patient Safety).
Purchase select Education on Demand sessions from KnowledgeLab 2013 NOW! The non-member price is $79, but if you are a member don't forget to login to receive the CLMA member price of $49. View the presentations from sessions you may have really enjoyed, sessions you missed or if you missed the conference download all the available sessions. Visit the online store to select your sessions!
Marilyn B. Tavenner, Acting Director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) received several questions about laboratory reimbursement during her Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing last Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Ms. Tavenner was asked specifically about molecular diagnostic coverage and payment, and diagnostic laboratory payment reform. Review the testimony (laboratory-specific sections highlighted).
CLMA co-hosted the Legislative Symposium in Washington, D.C. on March 18-19. Key issues were discussed with over 35 Capitol Hill offices covering topics that impact you on a daily basis. Learn more about the impact CLMA made at Leg Day and how you too can get involved now that we’ve grabbed Washington’s attention.
CLMA members make impact on capitol hill
Do you have an indutry-specific topic or question you would like to share with your peers? If so, visit our NEW eCommunity Discussion Forum and begin sharing ideas with your fellow laboratory managers. This forum is a member benefit, to help you grow in your career!
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CMS Clinical Lab Fee Schedule for 2013 Now Posted
The original Clinical Lab Fee Schedule (CLFS) for 2013 had discrepencies, but the updated fee schedule is now available on the CMS website. The CMS website will allow you access to download the different fee schedule files. Learn more.
CLC Letter re: Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule
In partnership with the Clinical Laboratory Coalition, CLMA signed on to a letter requesting support from Washington with looming budget cuts. This letter has been sent to the Senate, House of Representatives, and congressional committees. Click here to view the final draft of this important letter.