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Lab Week 2021

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is here!

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) is an annual celebration of medical laboratory professionals and pathologists, now in its 45th year. These essential workers are the ones behind the scenes who dedicate their careers to helping patients and providing accurate diagnoses.

Pathology News Roundup: April 20, 2021

Congress Delays Medicare Cut Until End of 2021

Congress finalized the bipartisan legislation that extended the moratorium on a 2 percent cut to physician Medicare payments until the end of 2021. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will now release all claims held since the start of April. Following congressional action, President Joe Biden signed the bill into law on April 15.

Pathologists' Assistant Day 2021

April 14 is Pathologists' Assistant Day. If we're being honest, we have to admit that often PAs don't get the recognition they deserve for the important role they play in the pathology lab. Today we're honoring them and their essential work to support accurate diagnoses and improved patient care.

Pathology News Roundup: April 6, 2021

New USCAP President

The United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) has named Dr. Laura W. Lamps as its new president. Dr. Lamps is the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor and Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology at the University of Michigan, where she has been on the faculty since 2017.

Pathology News Roundup: March 23, 2021

House Passes Bill to Stop Medicare Budget Cuts

The House passed legislation to prevent a 2 percent cut from hitting physician Medicare payments beginning April 1. The College of American Pathologists (CAP) supported the bipartisan bill that passed with a 246-175 vote on March 19. The bill, HR 1868, will now go to the Senate for consideration. The CAP is urging senators to approve the bill.