Lab Provider Survey | Reimbursement Climate Determines Strategic Priorities
HIDA’s panel of laboratory directors and managers report that they are projecting volumes to grow between 1% and 5% next year, according to the 2017 Laboratory Provider Survey. They attribute volume increases to marketing efforts and additional capacity. Learn what tests have increased during the past year, and how they expect their send-outs to change next year.
Laboratories are experiencing a challenging reimbursement climate; 55% say they expect the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) to have a negative revenue impact on their lab. This challenging climate has made cost control a top priority for labs, and is the leading factor impacting supply budgets. (Published: 2017)