Week of December 9, 2013
Have the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the updates to the lab fee schedule yet?
On November 22, CMS issued transmittal R2823CP, which includes instructions for the 2014 clinical laboratory fee schedule, mapping for new codes for clinical laboratory tests, and updates for laboratory costs subject to the reasonable charge payment. For this transmittal, go to http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/R2823CP.pdf.
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