James P. Almas

Vice President and National Medical Director of Clinical EffectivenessLabCorpBurlington, NC
James Almas

Bio: Dr. Almas is VP and National Medical Director for Clinical Effectiveness at LabCorp. Dr. Almas came to LabCorp after serving as the Medical Director of the MolDX Program at PalmettoGBA. Dr. Almas was previously a Medical Officer in the Coverage and Analysis Group (CAG) at CMS.

Dr. Almas is a board certified pathologist with degrees from Stanford and Columbia. He has many years of experience as a Medical Director of Pathology in hospitals in California and Mississippi. He has served as a consultant to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association members. He has been appointed to the AMA PLA-Technical Advisory Group and previously served as the AMA-CAP Adviser to the CPT Panel.