Laboratory News


Date Title
August 30 2017 UHC – Genetic and Molecular Testing Prior Auth. Requirement
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule Released
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities Final Rules Released
August 16 2017 Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Rates to Increase by $45 Million in FY 2018
August 16 2017 States to Receive $200M in Funding to Combat Infectious Diseases
August 16 2017 PA – DHS Notifies 100,000 Medicaid Consumers in Region of Pending Changes
August 16 2017 TX – House Approves Bill to Reverse Medicaid Cuts to Children’s Therapy Services
August 16 2017 FL – Medicaid Waiver Receives CMS Approval
April 11 2017 CMS Delays Reporting Deadline for Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS)
March 28 2017 Studies Reveal Workers in HDHPs Pay Significantly Higher Annual Healthcare Costs
March 28 2017 TX – Prior Authorization Required for BRCA Testing, Colorectal Cancer Procedure
March 15 2017 TX – State Proposal would Permit Pharmacists to Order Antibiotics, Other Drugs
January 24 2017 Harvard Pilgrim Updates Eylea Medical Policy and 2017 Fee Schedule
July 29 2016 FNA Coding and Documentation
July 29 2016 Pathology Coding & Documentation Updates for ICD-10 Specificity
June 08 2016 New Overtime Rules Affect 500,000 Healthcare Workers
May 24 2016 HUMANA – Lipid Panel Screening Updates
May 24 2016 COVENTRY – Coding Changes for Presumptive and Definitive Drug Testing
May 24 2016 CIGNA Adopts Current CMS G-Codes
May 24 2016 CIGNA – No Reimbursement for Drug Convenience Kits