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Laboratory Billing, Reimbursement, and Budgeting

From the 2021 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative Conference (Recorded January 16, 2021)
Presented by Brandy Gunsolus, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)CM
This presentation examines the regulations that govern laboratory billing and reimbursement, calculating cost per test, return on investment for instrumentation, and laboratory budget planning.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
  1. Identify regulations that govern laboratory billing & reimbursement.
  2. Explain how to determine true cost per test.
  3. Describe how to calculate return on investment (ROI)

CE ACCREDITATION
This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General/Admin will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION

This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.