PAMA Regulations- Data Reporting Period is Now Open

The data reporting period is now open. Private Payer data are due to CMS by March 31, 2017. Under the final rule, laboratories, including physician office laboratories, are required to report private payer rate and volume data if they: have … Continued

PMI Wishes You Happy Holidays!

PMI wants to wish everyone our warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year! We look forward to the excitement and challenges the next year will bring.

Anthem and Cigna Begin Proceedings to Defend Merger

Anthem and Cigna are working to save a $48B deal and have begun presenting their case to a federal judge looking to prove the merger will not have a negative impact on consumers. Their position is that the merger will … Continued

Are you using Credit Card on File?

Collecting co-payments and deductibles continues to be a challenge for physicians and physician billers in the era of high deductible health plans. It is often difficult to know the patient’s responsibility and collect accurate payments at the time of service. … Continued

CMS – Quality Payment Program

Last week, in preparation for the release of the final rule, PMI participated in testing the prototype of CMS’s website dedicated to providing tools and education regarding the Quality Payment Program The feedback provided by PMI aimed to assist … Continued