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Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Annual Laboratory Meeting
This meeting provides a forum for the public to make presentations and submit written comments on new and reconsidered Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) codes for the calendar year (CY) 2020 and provide comments on other specified CLFS issues. Please note that only codes listed in our Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule CY 2020 Updates file, located on the web at , will be addressed
8:30 a.m. Arrival and Check-In
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Rasheeda Arthur, PhD. Meeting Facilitator, Hospital Ambulatory Provider Group, CMS
9:10 a.m. Carol Blackford Director, Hospital Ambulatory Provider Group, CMS
9:20 a.m. Session I: Public Presentations on CY 2020 New and Reconsidered Codes (Appendix D) *Note: This session will contain 10 minute presentations from pre-registered presenters on specific CLFS codes with recommendations for either gap-filling or crosswalking for code payment determinations.
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. Session I (Appendix D; Continued)
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Session II: Discussion of Automated Chemistry Test Panels Sarah Shirey-Losso Director, Division of Ambulatory Services, CMS
4:00 p.m. Facilitated Discussion *Note: We will plan for an open dialogue about recent interest in automated chemistry test panels and implications of payment given PAMA. If interested parties would like to read a prepared statement, they may sign up during Session 1.
5:00 p.m. Meeting Adjourns