The Evolution of Reimbursement for Laboratory Testing

Presentation Date: Tue, 09 June, 2015
Presenter(s): Vickie S. Baselski

Registration: https://www.pathlms.com/asm/courses/3860

A number of changes have occurred over time that will have a profound effect on the future of reimbursement for laboratory testing. With reimbursement cuts and the evolution of the laboratory to a cost center that no longer contributes to the revenue of a hospital but adds to its costs, it will be essential for clinical microbiology laboratories to be proactive and adopt solutions to ensure future success.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define common terminology and concepts for issues in reimbursement for laboratory services.
  2. Discuss the evolution of reimbursement for laboratory services under Medicare as a model for other payers.
  3. Describe implications for laboratories of the transition from fee-for-service to value-based payment models.

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This course is available as a webcast which can be viewed on demand until October 31, 2017.

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Each presentation is approved for one (1) P.A.C.E.® credit. CE credits can only be claimed by the purchaser. ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. All sessions are recognized by the California and Florida Departments of Health and qualify for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal.

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