ASCO/CAP HER2 Testing Guideline Updates: Part 1, by Stephen Sarewitz.
The newly updated ASCO/CAP Guideline on HER2 testing in breast carcinoma was released on the Archives of Pathology website this past October. This guideline is a great example of how CAP’s working relationship with our clinical colleagues at ASCO can provide significant benefit to our patients.
2014 Medicare Fee Schedule: Highlights
If you’ve been following CAP communications over the past few days, you’ve heard the good news: the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services decided NOT to move forward on their plan to cap pathology payments based on Ambulatory Classification (APC) rates, as detailed in the 2014 final Physician Fee Schedule released on Nov. 27. Here are some additional highlights.