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Laboratory test ordering by physicians

M. Susan Marquis

Laboratory test ordering by physicians

the effect of reimbursement policies

by M. Susan Marquis

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical fees -- United States,
    • Medical laboratories -- Fees -- United States,
    • Insurance, Health -- United States,
    • Diagnostic tests, Routine,
    • Diagnosis, Laboratory -- Utilization,
    • Insurance, Health, reimbursement -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM. Susan Marquis ; prepared for the Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
      ContributionsUnited States. Health Care Financing Administration., Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR728.5 .M38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3493402M
      ISBN 10083300431X
      LC Control Number82013299

      To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report. The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed. Clients: To order your laboratory supplies.   Ordering lab tests online cuts the expense of the doctor visit altogether and the price of the direct-ordered lab tests are usually less expensive than lab tests ordered by the doctor. In many cases they are even lower than the co-pay. At a company like Walk-In Lab, blood tests can be as much as 85% off the suggested retail price.

      Lab Medicine Resources for the Health Professional AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare, launched Lab Tests Online in so that patients and caregivers can learn about the many tests that are a vital part of medical care. The website also recognizes the contributions of the laboratory. – When the orders for a test are not absolutely clear, the laboratory must contact the ordering physician to clarify the orders before performing and billing for the test – The laboratory cannot guess at the order – The laboratory cannot perform and bill for tests that are not specifically ordered.

      Welcome to Clinical Pathology Laboratories. Important Information About COVID Clinical Pathology Laboratories offers testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID) and serology antibody testing.   Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (42 USC a) pdf icon external icon Source: Government Printing Office (GPO) Federal Digital System external icon. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of statute is an amendment to the Public Health Services Act in which Congress revised the federal program for certification and oversight of clinical laboratory testing.


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