Laboratory Question for the Week of December 26, 2016

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

How frequently must private payer rates be collected and reported to CMS for ADLTs?

Answer:

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), applicable information for advanced diagnostic laboratory tests (ADLTs) must be collected annually from January 1 through June 30. It must be reported to CMS during the data-reporting period, which is January 1 through March 31, following the data-collection period.

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