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Labs Get Extra Year To Adjust To Diagnostics Reimbursement Revamp

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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CMS issued a long-awaited final rule that will establish a new market-based approach to setting lab-test payment rates. The Medicare agency was convinced to delay implementation by one year, to 2018, and to make other tweaks to its policy that industry stakeholders say will make the system more accurate.

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