Staying in compliance with ever-changing and often-ambiguous coding, billing and reimbursement rules is a constant challenge for clinical laboratories and pathology services, especially as new test codes continue to be developed and are frequently associated with no defined payment. In addition, eve
This presentation focuses on ascertaining the financial health of an assay by comparing the assay’s reimbursement to its cost by reviewing some of the more common costing models available and the pros and cons of each type.
This presentation reviews significant changes that have been made to the implementation of the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) since its introduction under PAMA in 2018. The Applicable Laboratory criteria have been expanded to include hospital laboratories engaged in outreach.
This presentation draws from more than 40 years of laboratory management experience and provides specific examples of exploiting opportunities and overcoming threats in order to communicate the value of the laboratory.
This course presented by qualified faculty presenters serves as an intensive test prep course addressing all four components of the DLM exam. Topics of review include financial management, operations management, personnel management and quality management.
Attendees will learn why laboratory test utilization is useful in the current health care environment. They will be introduced to one effective program and the five interventions used by this program. They will learn how to establish a committee to implement test utilization, and they will be...