The American Society of Dermatopathology

CAP and AAD Billing Practice Guidelines for Practitioners


Our larger associated organizations, the American Academy of Dermatology and College of American Pathologists, have published guidelines for practitioners regarding billing practices. Recently the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) began enforcing statutes that apply to pathology services.

Download the AAD Position Statement | Download the CAP Position Statement


Two examples of DOJ enforcement are referenced below. We encourage all members to review their business practices to ensure they fall within regulatory boundaries.

Former Owner of Laboratory Agrees to Pay Up to $3.75 Million to Resolve Allegations of Unnecessary Testing and Illegal Remuneration to Physicians

Laboratory to Resolve Allegations Regarding Kickback Payments