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The Joint Pathology Center (JPC) is the federal government's premier pathology reference center supporting the Military Health System (MHS), DoD and other federal agencies.


The Joint Pathology Center will provide world class diagnostic subspecialty consultation, education, training, research and maintenance/modernization of the tissue repository in support of the mission of the DoD and other federal agencies.
National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCRMD)
DoD Cancer Registry Program
The DoD Central Cancer Registry website link under the Research and Education section contains information related to the Automated Central Tumor Registry (ACTUR), the Consolidated Cancer Registry, research data, training, MTF tumor registries and contact information.
VA Anatomic Pathology Quality Review (APQR)
All VA Medical Center Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services are invited to participate. Each PLMS that participates will send 5 cases of non-melanocytic skin tumors diagnosed from Jul-Sep 2014 (earlier than July is permitted if MTF does not have five cases between Jul-Sep). Cases selected should be representative of the case mix examined at the submitting facility. Case selection should include cases from each different staff pathologist who signs out surgical pathology cases. Cases should be submitted to the JPC postmarked between, 15-30 Oct 2014. APQR Cases postmarked after 30 Oct will NOT be accepted for the pilot study. There will be no charge for this pilot study. Portrait of the quality of diagnostic services throughout the VA and provides useful data for planning future continuing educational materials.
JPC CAP Certificate
The Joint Pathology Center (JPC) is pleased to announce that it is now a fully accredited laboratory through the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
JPC VA Billing Portal
For your convenience and information purposes the Joint Pathology Center (JPC) has added a JPC VA Billing Portal to the JPC website. The JPC VA Billing Portal will contain important billing announcements, billing codes, fee schedules, and a FAQ section. Information on the JPC VA Billing Portal will be updated on a regular basis.
The Joint Pathology Center (JPC)
606 Stephen Sitter Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910-1290.

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