[Histonet] RAC Medicare Audits - PAs

McMahon, Loralee A Loralee_Mcmahon <@t> URMC.Rochester.edu
Wed Feb 1 07:56:48 CST 2012

I haven't heard that one.   Do they mean present physically or present as in their office reading slides, but a phone call or page away? 

Loralee McMahon, HTL (ASCP)
Immunohistochemistry Supervisor
Strong Memorial Hospital
Department of Surgical Pathology
(585) 275-7210
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Subject: [Histonet] RAC Medicare Audits - PAs

Is anyone familiar with the new requirement effective January 1st, 2012 that states that Pathologists' Assistants can no longer teach residents unless a pathologist is present?


Richard W. Cartun, MS, PhD
Director, Histology & Immunopathology
Director, Biospecimen Collection Programs
Assistant Director, Anatomic Pathology
Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT  06102
(860) 545-1596 Office
(860) 545-2204 Fax

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