Laboratory Question for the Week of October 12, 2015

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

I heard that revisions have been made to the clinical lab fee schedule. Is this true?

Answer:

On October 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule outlining the data-collection portion of its plan to revise the Medicare payment system for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests. It is available at https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2015-24770.pdf

Disclaimer: Every reasonable effort was made to ensure the accuracy of this information at the time it was published. However, due to the nature of industry changes over time we cannot guarantee its validity after the year it was published.