The Customer-Focused Laboratory

The Customer-Focused Laboratory

January 29, 2018By Brian Castelli, Luminate Health 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 […]

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Laboratory 2.0 and the transition to value-based care

Laboratory 2.0 and the transition to value-based care

July 25, 2017By Brian Castelli, Luminate Health 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 […]

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