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OMB Begins Reviewing Final Rule To Overhaul Lab Fee Schedule

By John Wilkerson
April 27, 2016 at 8:49 PM
The White House budget office on Thursday (April 21) began reviewing a final CMS rule that overhauls the clinical laboratory fee schedule, but the rule comes so late that the American Clinical Laboratory Association and many lawmakers say the agency should delay the start of the new pay system. The rule once finalized will mark the first time in 30 years that CMS has overhauled the way Medicare sets prices for lab tests. The rule was set in motion by...


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