Tough Times Ahead for Anatomic Pathology as Group Revenue Declines and Pathologists’ Incomes Drop Due to Payer Price Cuts, Narrow Networks, and Claims Denials

Many pathology groups report shrinking revenue, yet some innovative pathology groups continue to grow through savvy pricing and by adding value to payers and physicians Times are tough for anatomic pathologists in private practice. Medicare programs and private payers regularly slash prices for both technical component and professional component services. In addition, the growing number of narrow networks means that pathology groups find themselves excluded from access to an ever-larger...

American Pathology Partners Announces Acquisition of Laboratory Assets of Palm Beach Pathology

This is APP’s third acquisition of an anatomic pathology laboratory since 2008 Earlier today, it was announced that American Pathology Partners had acquired the anatomic pathology laboratory assets of Palm Beach Pathology, the private pathology practice located in West Palm Beach, Florida. No purchase price was disclosed. Consistent with its business model, American Pathology Partners (APP) purchased the pathology laboratory owned and operated by Palm Beach Pathology, along with its staff and...
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