THE EXOCRINE PANCREAS

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Chapter 9 THE EXOCRINE PANCREAS Introduction The pancreas is a mixed exocrine-endocrine gland attached to the duodenum. The exocrine pancreas produces digestive enzymes that are excreted into the lumen of…

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Coding and Billing

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  Bundled code Exceptions Uterus with fallopian tubes and ovaries 88309 (uterine tumor) or 88307 (nonneoplastic) Ovary contains possible tumor Mastectomy with regional lymph nodes 88309 Lymph node is designated…

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The Income Statement

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Fig. 7.1 Mountain Pathology Income Statement I Note the overall structure of the income statement: Revenue−Expense = Net income. Each month the accountant updates the income statement and the two most senior…

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Bringing It All Together

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016Lewis A. Hassell, Michael L. Talbert and Jane Pine Wood (eds.)Pathology Practice Management10.1007/978-3-319-22954-6_24 24. Bringing It All Together Michael L. Talbert1   (1) Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 940…

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The High-Performing Practice into the Future

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016Lewis A. Hassell, Michael L. Talbert and Jane Pine Wood (eds.)Pathology Practice Management10.1007/978-3-319-22954-6_23 23. The High-Performing Practice into the Future Lewis Hassell1   and Michael L. Talbert1   (1) Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma…

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Opportunities and Entrepreneurism

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016Lewis A. Hassell, Michael L. Talbert and Jane Pine Wood (eds.)Pathology Practice Management10.1007/978-3-319-22954-6_21 21. Opportunities and Entrepreneurism Lewis A. Hassell1   and Michael L. Talbert1   (1) Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences…

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Technologic and Regulatory Risks

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Regulatory entity Primary domain Examples of lab regulations Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) What gets paid for CLIA regulations regarding lab medical directors and accreditation requirements; payment or coding policies…

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Revenue Cycle Management

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Key business consideration In-house operation Contracted service Significant front-end capital investment required Yes No Substantial lead time before start-up required Frequent Infrequent Upgrades and innovations readily implemented Sometimes Usually Close…

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