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    Minutes Count for Pathologists in Urgent Patient Diagnoses

    June 03, 2013
    A new set of guidelines addresses what constitutes a critical value in pathology and how best to ensure proper and timely communication of those results and has been posted to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality National Guidelines Clearinghouse website. Read more
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    ePolicy News June 2013

    May 31, 2013
    ASCP to Congress: Repeal SGR, Fix Stark and Meaningful Use
    Earlier this month, ASCP advocated that the powerful U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Committees, both of which have oversight over Medicare, repeal the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule’s flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). This advocacy was in response to a recent joint committee report recommending the repeal and reform of the SGR, the flawed formula used to calculate the annual update in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Read more