Outreach Articles

Providing a financial view of the laboratory outreach program will gain mutual understanding and support from leadership.

By Jane Hermansen, MBA, MT(ASCP) • August 7, 2020

Effective January 1, 2021, United Healthcare (UHC) requires that laboratories submit test codes along with test name and CPT code.

By Jane Hermansen, MBA, MT(ASCP) • August 7, 2020

Pediatric patients pose a unique challenge for the laboratory. Creating a positive experience can impact their impression of the laboratory for many years.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • April 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act was developed to allow for temporary waivers for some regulations including PAMA.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • April 6, 2020

Laboratory Access for Beneficiaries Act was passed in December 2019. This success delays PAMA reporting by one year.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 6, 2020

Lab industry professionals are gathering in Nashville for Leveraging the Lab in September. Learn more about this great event and get registered today!

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • August 16, 2019

Many hospital outreach programs currently provide laboratory services to Skilled Nursing Facilities. The Mayo Clinic Laboratory Outreach team is inviting you to take a brief survey to better understand how laboratory outreach programs serve Skilled Nursing Facilities and to identify best practices for serving this unique population.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • June 6, 2019

The Executive War College is one of the best places to uncover and learn about industry trends, network, and strategize around the future of the laboratory. The Outreach Development Team has returned to share our list of top key takeaways from this year’s conference

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • May 30, 2019

The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) was passed on April 1, 2014 to reform the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS). This article will outline steps to help you determine if your lab is meets the PAMA reporting criteria as well as how to report the correct information

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • May 29, 2019

In collaboration with G2 Intelligence and author Jeff Downs, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has secured the rights for our clients to download this G2 Special Report.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories Outreach Team • March 26, 2019