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    ePolicy News December 2013

    December 06, 2013
    ASCP Members’ Voices Heard on CMS Physician Fee Schedule Payment Cap; CLFS Still Hit Hard
    ASCP members’ voices were heard when they submitted more than 10,000 letters this fall to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Congress in opposition to CMS’ highly controversial proposal to cap Medicare payments for important life-saving diagnostic tests and procedures. Last week, CMS announced it would drop the proposal from its CY 2014 Medicare Physicians Fee Schedule (PFS). Read more
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    ASCP Relieved CMS Eliminates Payment Cap in CY 2014 PFS Final Rule, Though Concerns Remain

    November 22, 2013
    On Nov. 27, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its CY 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule in addition to its CY 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Final Rule. The pathology and laboratory community was especially anxious for the release of this year’s final rules, which was delayed due to the government shutdown. Read more
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