CarePath DX is a division of GPD Pathology LLC, the Florida Panhandle’s newest diagnostic pathology laboratory testing service provider and the only independent pathology laboratory in Panama City. Our staff has a combined experience in pathology of over 75 years.
CarePath DX is licensed by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) and the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA). The objective of both the CLIA program and AHCA is to ensure quality laboratory testing. Although all clinical laboratories must be properly certified to receive Medicare or Medicaid payments, CLIA has no direct Medicare or Medicaid program responsibilities.
CarePath DX is in the process of becoming College of American Pathology (CAP) accredited. CAP is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of pathologists certified by the American Board of Pathology, and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. CAP is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective medical care. It is also affiliated with the American Medical Association (AMA). CAP accredits laboratories under the authority of CMS (Medicare).