Why Congress Is Considering Deep Cuts to Medical Laboratory Test Fees

Nation’s clinical laboratories may see significant reductions in federal funding for medical laboratory tests in the 2012 federal budget Unprecedented cuts in funding for clinical laboratory services are expected from Congress in coming months. That’s because federal legislators need deep cuts from many sources to cope with the current budget crisis. It is also why some Beltway insiders predict that fees for medical laboratory testing will be substantially reduced. Although many lab industry...

Washington Puts Lab-Test Cost-Cutting on the Table for 2012: Devastating Fee Cuts Plus Other Congressional Proposals and How Your Lab Can Prevent Them

PRESS RELEASE The Dark Report 21806 Briarcliff Dr. Spicewood, Texas 78669 512-264-7103 o 512-264-0969 f FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rob Martin rbmatin@darkreport.com AUSTIN, Texas  – It’s back! Congress is once again considering reinstituting patient co-insurance for Medicare lab testing. But that’s only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Congress is debating other equally damaging proposals to substantially reduce reimbursement for laboratory testing. The “big-three” threats to...

Washington Puts Lab-Test Cost-Cutting on the Table for 2012: Devastating Fee Cuts Plus Other Congressional Proposals and How Your Lab Can Prevent Them

Washington Puts Lab-Test Cost-Cutting on the Table for 2012: Devastating Fee Cuts Plus Other Congressional Proposals and How Your Lab Can Prevent Them Positioning your lab to provide critical value-added services in the new healthcare environment Everything your lab fears about congressional action to reinstitute patient co-insurance for Medicare lab testing may come true during 2012. And that’s not the worst of it. Even as you read this, Congress is debating other equally damaging...

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Press Releases & News Latest E-Briefings Next-Generation Sequencing Helps Molecular Laboratories Deliver Personalized Medicine Services to their Client Physicians (Jun 1, 2018) PRESS RELEASE THE DARK REPORT 21806 Briarcliff Dr. Spicewood, TX 78669 512-264-7103 o 512-264-0969 f FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Garcia chris@darkreport.com AUSTIN, Texas (June 1, 2018) – Medicine is rapidly shifting from a traditional one-size-fits-all approach to an individualized predictive and...