How will Medicare’s move to adjust COVID-19 test payments affect labs?

In his latest update, Vachette and Stark Medical Auditing CEO Mick Raich reviews Medicare’s recent move to lower COVID-19 test payments for labs that don’t produce results within 48 hours and the impact that may have on labs moving forward. He also discusses the new CMS policy stating Medicare beneficiaries may only receive one COVID-19 test without a practitioner’s order, and examines the continued impact the pandemic is having on the billing side.