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Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Payment System: Data Reporting Call
Clinical Labs

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time 


During this call, learn how to report data required by the Clinical Diagnostic Test Payment System final rule. Laboratories, including physician offices laboratories, are required to report HCPCS laboratory codes, associated private payor rates, and volume data if they:

  • Have more than $12,500 in Medicare revenues from laboratory services on the CLFS and
  • receive more than 50 percent of their Medicare revenues from laboratory and physician services during a data collection period

CMS will use this data to set Medicare payment rates effective January 1, 2018.   For more information, visit the PAMA Regulations webpage.


  • Introduction
  • System Registration
  • System Demonstration
    • Data Submission
    • Data Certification
  • Questions and answers

Target Audience: Clinical diagnostic laboratory industry

Call Materials:

Slide Presentation [PDF, 1MB]  

Audio Recording [ZIP, 12MB]  

Post Call Clarification [PDF, 134KB]  

Written Transcript [PDF, 282KB]  


To register for an MLN Connects Call, please visit the MLN Connects Event Registration website.

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For more information, visit the PAMA Regulations webpage.