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September 19, 2016

2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: How New Reimbursement Reductions and Value-Based Payments Will Affect Your Bottom Line

This MPFS includes significant cuts to a number of technical component (TC) rates for key pathology codes. CMS has justified these cuts by citing a reduction in the cost of supplies for certain procedures. Get answers to these questions and more when you purchase the CD of “2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: How New Reimbursement Reductions and Value-Based Payments Will Affect Your Bottom Line,” that originally aired on September 15, 2016.
August 30, 2016

Individual Accountability in Government Healthcare Enforcement: How to Create and Implement an Effective Corporate Regulatory and Compliance Program

The DOJ’s focus on criminal sanctions and individual accountability has been evident in its recent activities. It’s clear that your laboratory or pathology group will need a strong compliance program with sufficient resources to address compliance matters and avoid potential legal sanctions and criminal prosecution. Good thing there’s a webinar from Pathology Webinars that can help you create one.
June 25, 2016

Laboratory Privacy and Security: How to Safeguard Your Data and Ensure Compliance with Tougher Enforcement of Government Guidelines

Listen as McDonald Hopkins’ cybersecurity expert James Giszczak, along with government compliance specialists Richard Blake and Bruce Reinhart, also from McDonald Hopkins, provide information on potential vulnerabilities within your systems and show you where data breaches commonly occur. You’ll learn the strategies that can strengthen your internal controls and better protect your laboratory from outside attacks.
May 25, 2016

Out-of-Network Billing for Labs and Pathologists: How to Establish a Patient-Responsibility Collection Strategy to Reduce Compliance Risks

Listen as David Gee and Caitlin Forsyth, both from Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, provide the latest information on the challenges of being an out-of-network laboratory. While the law is still far from settled, and there’s no clear consensus on a solution, you’ll get advice on the steps you can take to reduce your risk of running afoul of the Anti-Kickback statute, state insurance laws, and common law causes of action like fraud and unjust enrichment.
May 5, 2016

Alternative Payment Models for Labs and Pathologists: How to Increase Reimbursements and Avoid PQRS Penalties That Could Significantly Reduce Your Medicare Part B Income

Listen as Mick Raich from Vachette Pathology provides details on the financial impact MIPS could have on your laboratory, who is exempt from the program, and when CMS is expected to finalize the rules governing MIPS.
March 3, 2016

How to Protect Your Lab from Costly and Time-Consuming Government Investigations and Qui Tam Lawsuits—and What to Do If the Government Does Come Calling

Listen as Richard Blake and Bruce Reinhart, both from McDonald Hopkins, provide you with an inside look at how the government investigates cases against pathologists and laboratories, and what you can do to avoid being targeted by government agencies or qui tam whistleblowers who have a very personal stake in the outcome.