Reports / Document
Clinical Laboratory Coalition Letter to Suspend PAMA Cuts
NYSCLA joined many of our industry colleagues in signing the letter sent to Administrator Verma and shared with Deputy Administrator Demetrios Kouzoukas as well as officials in the HHS Office of the Secretary urging CMS or Congress to suspend any effort to finalize the proposed payment cuts and to find a workable alternative. (See the Press Release)
Medicare Payments for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests in 2016: Year 3 of Baseline Data
Total Medicare spending for lab tests in 2016 was concentrated among a small number of tests and labs. Changes in the Medicare payment rates for the top 25 tests could have a significant impact on overall Medicare spending for lab tests when the new payment system for lab tests goes into effect in 2018.