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MedPAC > Recommendations > Strategies to improve care: Pay for performance and information technology (F)

Strategies to improve care: Pay for performance and information technology (F)

March 1, 2005

CMS should require those who perform laboratory tests to submit laboratory values, using common vocabulary standards.

Topics: Ambulatory care settings.