• ePolicy News October 2013

    October 02, 2013
    ASCP Members Flood CMS with Letters Over PFS/CLFS Proposed Rule
    ASCP members have rallied to make their voices heard in a concerted campaign to change the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ 2014 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) Proposed Rule. More than 2,200 letters made their way to the agency through the ASCP e-Advocacy Center in response to several ASCP action alerts about CMS’s proposed cap on non-facility Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) payment rates. Read more
  • ePolicy News September 2013

    September 03, 2013
    ASCP Community Unites in Response to CMS Payment Scheme:
    10,000 Messages Sent to Congress and CMS

    In early July, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule that rocked the pathology and laboratory world. The draft rule proposed to cap payment rates for services on the physician fee schedule at the Outpatient Prospective Payment Rate. Read more
  • ASCP Action Alert Targets CMS.

    August 16, 2013
    ASCP recently urged you to contact Congress about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed cuts in reimbursement for essential pathology and laboratory services. This follow-up alert now asks you to urge CMS to abandon these harmful cuts in pathology and laboratory payment rates Read more