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Lab groups continue to push hard for Medicare inflation update; controversy brews over rapid HIV test. (Washington Report). Dec 1, 2002 815
HHS proposes smallpox vaccination for medical workers. (Washington Report). Nov 1, 2002 828
HHS issues new privacy rule. (Washington Report). Oct 1, 2002 821
New bill would improve patient safety. (Washington Report). Sep 1, 2002 623
Laboratories clear first hurdle with House-passed Medicare bill. (Washington Report). Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 792
CMS launches survey of certificate of waiver laboratories. (Washington Report). Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 663
Latest changes to HIPAA still have problems; complying with OSHA needlestick directive. (Washington Report). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 704
Stark II rules and labs; lab fee rates overhaul. (Washington Report). Brief Article May 1, 2002 834
Laboratory groups push for legislative priorities; new requirements set for laboratory directors. (Washington Report). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 807
Federal funds begin flowing to states for public health improvements. (Washington report). Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 805
Legislation introduced to boost specimen collection fee; HIPAA extension offered; and free-supply rule issued. (Washington report). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 726
Congress considers greater federal oversight of labs handling 'select agents'. (Washington report). Jan 1, 2002 793
CE Is your laboratory prepared for a bioterrorism attack?: In the wake of recent anthrax infections, laboratories must play a key role in identifying and preventing the spread of biological and chemical agents. (Cover Story). Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 3090
HHS designates CMS as lead agency on CLIA waivers. (Washington report). Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 818
CMS moves closer to standardizing medicare's advanced beneficiary notice; lab organizations launch website for patients. (Washington Report). Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 818
Quality concerns uncovered at laboratories doing waived tests. Statistical Data Included Oct 1, 2001 1901
Congress hears from laboratory groups on legislation; hearing held on new lab codes. Brief Article Oct 1, 2001 736
Guidance issued on HIPAA privacy rule; Lillibridge heads HHS' bioterrorism initiative. Brief Article Sep 1, 2001 797
New bill would provide funds to train more lab personnel. Brief Article Aug 1, 2001 823
New bill would address legislative priorities for labs; Congress agrees to help the uninsured. Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 813
HCFA revises proposed ABN for Labs. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 843
Lab operators and physicians await new policies under "NegReg". Brief Article May 1, 2001 819
HCFA slated for overhaul. Brief Article Apr 1, 2001 785
HIPAA privacy rule delayed. Brief Article Apr 1, 2001 737
Washington focuses on genetic testing. (The Observatory). Mar 1, 2001 828
New OSHA bloodborne pathogens standard clarifies need for employers to select safer needle devices. (Washington Report). Mar 1, 2001 773
Mixed bag of funding relief. Brief Article Feb 1, 2001 820
FDA proposes new blood-handling rules to prevent spread of HCV. Brief Article Jan 1, 2001 785
Safer sharps get a boost. Brief Article Jan 1, 2001 804
Boosting the ability of laboratories to help safeguard the public. Brief Article Dec 1, 2000 795
Medicare clinical lab spending continues to fall; HCFA expands pilot study of waived labs. Brief Article Dec 1, 2000 778
Labs raise concerns over ABNs. Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 608
Expanding Medicare clinical trials coverage. Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 165
HHS releases the first HIPAA regs: Let the preparations begin. Brief Article Oct 1, 2000 773
Labs seek reimbursement relief. Brief Article Oct 1, 2000 813
Pharmacies move in on labs. Sep 1, 2000 807
HCFA pilot study uncovers problems in PPM and waived labs. Sep 1, 2000 388
Legislation introduced to provide Medicare recipients with annual Pap screening. Sep 1, 2000 326
Proposed changes to advance beneficiary notices being drafted; legislation on new technologies introduced. Brief Article Aug 1, 2000 785
Congress zeros in on medical errors; regional carriers for labs on horizon. Brief Article Jul 1, 2000 760
Congress zeros in on medical errors; regional carriers for labs on horizon. Brief Article Jun 1, 2000 760
HIPAA compliance could cost dearly. Brief Article May 1, 2000 866
HCFA issues proposed rule on uniform Medicare payment policy. Brief Article May 1, 2000 810
Push is on to reduce medical errors; additional money wanted for the CDC; new needlestick report offers guidance. Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 712
Clinton wants Medicare anti-fraud effort expanded; labs focus on legislative priorities. Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 757
Medical records privacy gets new push. Feb 1, 2000 764
Medicare remedy gives providers some relief; software adjustments in store for automated test panel codes. Jan 1, 2000 750
Lab fee methods under microscope; blood groups cry foul. Brief Article Dec 1, 1999 758
Embryology labs may see stiffer regulations. Nov 1, 1999 724
States grapple with lab test safety; negotiated rulemaking panel has final meeting. Oct 1, 1999 732
Lab industry opposes Clinton plan to reinstate co-pay for lab services; GAO to study safety and supply of nation's blood. Column Sep 1, 1999 775
Rep. Archer tries again to amend CLIA and predicts sharp increase in certification fees; Y2K compliance reminder. Industry Overview May 1, 1999 755
Medicare advisory panel takes shape; labs need clarification on billing trip fees. Mar 1, 1999 838
Legislators propose swap of higher reimbursement for increased patient protections; HHS self-disclosure program expanded. Feb 1, 1999 834
New anti-fraud data bank to start in '99; negotiated rulemaking committee makes progress. Column Jan 1, 1999 823
Public health labs win funds to handle bioterrorrism. Dec 1, 1998 670
Washington report. Column Nov 1, 1998 725
Lab operators confront sweeping Medicare changes; HCFA offers compliance guidance. Oct 1, 1998 659
Battle rages over managed care reform; device manufacturers lag in Y2K compliance. Sep 1, 1998 678
Year 2000 could jeopardize Medicare payments. Aug 1, 1998 657
Lab industry and others take on False Claims Act. Column Jul 1, 1998 727
New Medicare rules to simplify billing; more IVDs exempt from FDA premarket review. Jun 1, 1998 704
HCFA marshals CLIA surveyors in anti-fraud campaign; FDA hands out CLIA waivers. Apr 1, 1998 721
Battle brewing over medical record privacy. Column Jan 1, 1998 643
HCFA still ironing out details of competitive bidding. Dec 1, 1997 727
Push is on to exempt POLs from the burdens of CLIA. Nov 1, 1997 716

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