Patient-Centered Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services


Welcome to PLUGS!

You are on your way to increasing the value of lab testing for pediatric & adult patients while decreasing unnecessary cost. PLUGS is a national network of over 70 organizations and is growing fast! Don't be left out of the national lab utilization movement-- join PLUGS today! As a member you have access to all of the PLUGS resources and tools.

PLUGS Summit! June 13-15, 2018

Join us for our 4th annual Laboratory Stewardship focused meeting in beautiful Seattle, WA.

PLUGS National Committee for Laboratory Stewardship

Improving the quality and value of clinical care through establishing national standards for laboratory test utilization.

PLUGS Insurance Advocacy Subcommittee

Guiding national consensus testing policies and build partnerships with payors to improve efficiency and reimbursement.

  • Next:PLUGS Summit! June 13-15, 2018
  • Next:PLUGS National Committee for Laboratory Stewardship
  • Next:PLUGS Insurance Advocacy Subcommittee
  • Next:Welcome to PLUGS!

"PLUGS is Leading a National Lab Test Stewardship Movement, Advocating for Transparency of Quality, Cost and Coding in Lab Tests."
 - Mike Astion, MD, PhD

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 Thank you to our PLUGS sponsors:

ARUP Utilization Management

Mayo Utilization Management Prevention Genetics Utilization Management



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June 13-15, 2018

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