12 June 2019: Industry News Updates

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  • VachetteVachette examines Anthem pathology cuts in ‘Laboratory Economics’
    As Vachette continues to lead the charge against Anthem’s misguided rate adjustments for pathology and lab services in several states throughout the country, we’re fielding more questions about what options labs facing these cuts truly have. Recently, Vachette CEO Mick Raich and VP of Client Services Ann Lambrix, spoke with Laboratory Economics Publisher Jondavid Klipp to examine the potential scope and overall impact of these cuts. Rest of article

  • AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions3 Common ASC Billing Mistakes
    These common mistakes, originally published in Becker’s ASC Review, provide areas to evaluate to improve your surgery center’s coding and billing results. Rest of article

16 May 2019: Industry News Updates

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  • AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions3 Tips to Improve Your Billing
  • Every practice knows that billing and collecting gets harder every day. Insurance companies change their rules and parameters, patients owe a larger proportion due to co-pays and high deductible health plans, and there are more audits than ever before. Rest of article

  • VachetteA Successful Case Study in Lab Revenue Cycle Management
  • Mick Raich, CEO of Vachette Pathology, and Trish Hankila, CFO of the South Bend Medical Foundation, presented a successful case study in lab revenue cycle management, citing SBMF as the example, during a breakout session at the 24th Annual Executive War College on Laboratory and Pathology Management held on April 30, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans. Rest of article

8 May 2019: Industry News Updates

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  • VachetteNILA Seeking Public Feedback on PAMA Cuts Impact                         Laboratories and pathology groups who have been feeling the crunch created by reimbursement cuts under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) are being asked to sound off in a public survey being conducted by the National Independent Laboratory Association.

2 May 2019: Industry News Updates

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  • VachetteNew Molecular LCDs to Take Effect Next Month
    Several Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) will soon have new Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) in place for various FISH testing codes that will require providers to list a diagnostic code supporting medical necessity in order to receive payment.

15 April 2019: Industry News Updates

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21 February 2019: Understanding the Pathologist Job Market

Drs. Zynger and Pernick recently published a Letter to the Editor, Understanding the Pathology Job Market: An Analysis of 2330 Pathology Job Advertisements From 2013 Through 2017, Arch Pathol Lab Med 2019;143:9, which analyzes 5 years of job advertisements at our website.