APR 06, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
2016 and Beyond: Reimbursement and Regulatory Lessons for Another Year
Presented at the Molecular Diagnostics Virtual Event
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CME/CE/CEU) CREDITS: P.A.C.E. CE
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Speakers:
  • VP Commercialization Strategies, Consulting & Industry Affairs, XIFIN, Inc.
    Biography
      Rina Wolf is a nationally recognized expert in the field of laboratory commercialization and reimbursement, with over 20 years of experience in the diagnostic laboratory industry, specializing in Molecular Diagnostic Laboratories. She lectures extensively on these topics and has consulted for major laboratories and laboratory associations throughout the U.S.. She is a former President and board member of the California Clinical Laboratory Association and is an active participant with the ACLA (American Clinical Laboratory Association) and the Personalized Medicine Coalition. Ms. Wolf also advises and presents to investor audiences, recent speaking engagements include Piper Jaffray, Cowen Group and Bloomberg's G2 Intelligence Lab Investment Forum. Prior to joining XIFIN in 2009, Ms. Wolf held the position of Vice President of Reimbursement and Regulatory Affairs at Axial Biotech, Inc. where she was responsible for creating and implementing their successful reimbursement strategies. Ms. Wolf has also held executive positions in the area of commercialization and reimbursement at RedPath Integrated Pathology, Inc., Genomic Health, Inc., and Esoterix (now LabCorp) and has assisted more than 50 companies. Ms. Wolf has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and a Masters of HealthCare Administration.

    Abstract:
    This session will provide an update on PAMA, related coding initiatives, and what we are seeing from the payor perspective so far this year.  Participants will have a deeper understanding of the current reimbursement and regulatory environment for clinical laboratories, as well as greatere insight into how to prepare for PAMA implementation.

    Learning objectives:
    • Participants will have a deeper understanding of the current reimbursement and regulatory environment for clinical laboratories
    • Participants will hear how to better prepare for PAMA implementation.

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