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Referrals for Laboratory Services

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the position that a physician should be able to utilize lab services from a physician office lab, private pathologists’ lab or hospital lab that meets approved lab accreditation standards and is capable of providing quality, cost-efficient lab services.

(Report X-1997, adopted as amended 11/16/97)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 14, adopted 11/14/2004)
(reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-29, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 45, adopted 10/24/2015)