The Customer-Focused Laboratory


As the New Year begins, so does the Clinical Lab Fee Schedule (CLFS).  “The final CLFS rule implements section 216 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014”1, and brings with it a new private payor rate-based payment system.  CMS recently released the 2018 clinical lab fee schedule “under which the agency will […]

G2: New Platform Helps Labs Comply with Patient Access Requirements


Psyche Systems Corporation (Milford, MA), a laboratory information software company, and Luminate Health (San Francisco, CA), a provider of web-based services, have entered into a “strategic alliance” to provide a “first-of-its-kind platform that helps labs comply with new federal HHS legislation regarding patient access to lab results.” Luminate contributes its HIPAA-compliant digital platform that connects […]

Luminate Health Gives Patients Access to Lab Results as Compliance Date for Labs Approaches


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Luminate Health, an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that gives labs a digital platform for their patients to access and understand their lab test results, today announced that its first-of-its-kind, web-based service, which has already been tapped by regional US labs, is now engaging with labs across the US. The announcement comes as the […]

TechCrunch: Luminate Raises $1M To Make Patient Lab Results Comprehensible


Although blood tests are meant to tell you something about your internal state of affairs, it usually feels like you need a medical degree to decipher the results. A New York-based startup called Luminate Health has raised a $1 million seed round led by KEC Ventures to do just that. A graduate of the health […]