Laboratory information management systems

How one lab interfaced with 100 EHRs, saving $120,000 annually

With help from its integration platform, MedLabs reduced the time it takes to perform an integration to weeks from months, eliminated $33,000 in Medicare reimbursement write-offs and reduced its annual operating expenses. Cedar Knolls, New Jersey-based MedLabs Diagnostics, a full-service diagnostic lab, had a growing ambulatory customer base and a backlog of electronic health record

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Carolinas Healthcare to pay $6.5 million to settle upcoding allegations related to lab tests

DOJ says court documents show Carolinas upcoded numerous tests, triggering higher payouts from government programs.Carolinas Healthcare System will shell out $6.5 million to settle a major whistleblower lawsuit that alleged the system was ratcheting up testing codes to get bigger payments from federal healthcare programs the Department of Justice has announced.The DOJ said court documents

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