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The Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Immune System Shows Differences in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment

A study published in Cell found that as people age, their CSF immune system becomes dysregulated.   The researchers noted that older individuals experienced genetic changes. These made CSF immune cells more activated and inflamed than their younger counterparts.   CXCL16 increases cognitively impaired CSF and relates to neurodegeneration.   The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) immune system…

Four Tips to Reduce the Most Common Pathology Billing Errors

There are many complex regulations and steps involved when it comes to pathology billing and coding. Mistakes can occur at many points of your “front-end” and “back-end” processes. This can reduce collections and increase days in A/R, delay reimbursement and lead to compliance violations or fines. In today´s era of ongoing pressures on pathology reimbursement,…