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Dr. Champagne Serves as Keynote Speaker at National Pathology Conference

(April 2014) Ronald Champagne, M.D., past president and managing partner of Peoria Tazewell Pathology Group, recently served as keynote speaker for the 2014 Pathology Institute in Orlando, Fla. The conference, entitled “Staying in the Game: Proven Practice Strategies for a Volatile Market,” drew pathology leaders from across the nation and was presented by G2 Intelligence, a division of Kennedy Information, LLC, a leading provider of professional markets analysis.

Dr. Champagne co-presented “Opportunities and Realities of Practicing in Turbulent Times,” touching on the strategies that have enabled PTPG to grow and remain competitive during these challenging times. PTPG is one of the nation’s leading pathology organizations, providing anatomic and clinical pathology services in central Illinois for 45 years.

 

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  • In This Issue: Download the Results of CAP's 2014 Practice Characteristics Survey - Illinois Anti-Markup Bill Becomes Law After CAP Secures Veto Override - Proposed ACO Rule Could Offer More Flexibility to Physicians - Sen. Moran Tours Topeka Laboratory - CAP Advocates for Pathologist Role In Reviewing New Research - View the Archive of Our Webinar on Pathology PQRS Measures for 2015

  • In This Issue: CAP to Seek Significant Changes to FDA LDT Draft Guidance - Draft AMA Code of Ethics Needs More Revision, Pathologists Say - AMA Roundup: CAP Works to Address Narrow Network Problems - Pathologists May Be Exempt from EHR Penalty in Future Years, CMS Says - CAP Urges Congress to Repeal the SGR During Lame-Duck Session - AMA Invites ADLT Stakeholders to Apply for CPT Codes - Webinar: How to Report New Pathology PQRS Measures for 2015

  • In This Issue: CAP Details How the 2015 Final Rule Impacts Pathologists - 2015 Medicare Hospital Rule Finalizes Packaging Proposal - CAP to Engage With New Members of Congress - California Revises Methodology to Assess Pathology Adequacy In Managed Care - CAP to Comment on Palmetto Proposals on Special Stains, Molecular Diagnostics - UnitedHealthcare Retains FL Pilot Requirements - ABP Program Approved for MOC: PQRS

  • In This Issue: 2015 Medicare Fee Schedule Release Expected Soon - NY Should Remove Rule Stopping Pathologist-Patient Discussions - Watch for PathNET Alerts on State Advocacy Efforts - Comment on Changes to AMA Ethics Code - Pathologists Must Be Exempt from EHR Medicare Penalty, AMA Says - CMS Releases Preliminary 2015 CLFS Determinations - Medicare Approves Coverage of Cologuard - Three Easy Ways to Renew Your CAP Membership


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