Laboratory Question for the Week of June 10, 2019

Laboratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

How does the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) define labs?

Answer:

EKRA defines a lab as “a facility for the biological, microbiological, serological, chemical, immuno-hematological, hematological, biophysical, cytological, pathological, or other examination of materials derived from the human body for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of any disease or impairment of, or the assessment of the health of, human beings.”


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