Compliance with Final PAMA Rules - Private Payor Data Reporting: What Information Must Be Reported, When, and How?
The final PAMA rule was released June 17 and will require laboratories and physician offices to begin reporting information on the payments they receive from private payers starting January 1, 2017. Join Arnold & Porter and XIFIN, Inc.'s for an in-depth webinar series, Compliance with Final PAMA Rules for Clinical Laboratories.
This regulation will transform Medicare's payment system for clinical laboratory testing while establishing significant new compliance demands. Arnold & Porter and XIFIN, Inc. have partnered to create a series of three in-depth webinars that help laboratories prepare to comply with the rules and succeed in the new reimbursement environment.
PAMA requires laboratories to report private payor rates, excluding price concessions. Every rate paid by every payor for each test on a laboratory's test menu adds up to a lot of data. The Final Rule expands the reporting requirement to bring in hospital outreach laboratories. What are the immediate operational concerns for laboratories? What compliance demands should they prepare for?