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 […]

Laboratory 2.0 and the transition to value-based care


As Congress debates the future of the Affordable Care Act there is uncertainty around how new legislation will affect the dynamics of the healthcare industry, and uncertainty for patients on how they will continue to access care.  Although the future is unclear, most people agree that the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care will continue.  […]