Blog Posts by Date: May 2013


Release of Gap Filled Molecular Pathology Code Fees Show the Arbitrary Nature of the MAC Pricing Exercise

  • May 10, 2013

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/ClinicalLabFeeSched/Gapfill-Pricing-Inquiries.html Medicare finally released its gap fill Rates for the new MOPATH CPT codes yesterday.  As expected, many of the prices are reflective of Palmetto’s pricing either prior to or after its April pricing adjustment.  Palmetto...

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CMS Continues to Ignore Deadline to Post Molecular Pathology Pricing

  • May 7, 2013

  As most labs are aware, CMS was supposed to post the molecular pathology fee schedules along with details on how the pricing was determined by May 1st. To call it disappointing that this deadline has not been met would be an understatement. Laboratories were hoping that the mandatory release of these prices would trigger the obligatory...

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