January 2015

United Takes Teeth Out of BeaconLBS In Florida

Lab Anxiety Growing As FDA Marches Toward Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Tests

Roche Buying Majority Stake in Foundation Health At Record Valuation

February 2015

Cap Urges Changes to FDA Draft Guidance On LDTs

Vetting Theranos

Labcorp Completes Acquisition of Covance 

March 2015

United/BeaconLBS To Begin Denying Lab Test Claims In Florida

FDA Approval Of 23AndMe Genetic Test May Be Opening For Industry

Secret Shopper Disappointed By Theranos

April 2015

Will PAMA Lab Test Repricing Be Delayed?

OIG Opinion Could Stifle Exclusive Arrangements; Shines Spotlight On Waiver Of Payment

Quest and Quintiles To Form JV

May 2015

Non-Profit Hospital CEOs Earn Multi-Million $ Payout Packages

CMS Almost Certain to Miss June 30 Dead-Line For Private-Payer Reporting Proposal

Lab CEO Compensation Table 2015

June 2015

Opko To Buy Bio-Reference Labs 

Most New MDX CPT Codes Nots Priced Under Preliminary Determinations

Another Mac Follows Palmetto’s Policy

July 2015

Growth Rebounds In Anatomic Pathology

Technical Rates To Get A Big Lift Under Proposed Fee Schedule For 2016

More Pathology Services To Get Bundled

August 2015

California Labs Seeing Medi-Cal Cuts Of Up To 30%

Is New CMS Advisory Panel Ready To Price Lab Tests

Are You Ready For ICD-10? Oct. 1 Deadline Looms


September 2015

OMB Reviewing CMS Proposed Rule For PAMA Clinical Lab Test Payment Policy

Sonora Quest Labs Starts Direct Access Testing Program

Florida Medicaid Pricing Lawsuit Could Result In Huge Settlement

October 2015

Proposed Rule Excludes Data From Most Hospital Labs To Reprice Lab Tests

Did Theranos Manipulate Proficiency Testing Results

Medicare Proposes Big Cuts To Drug Testing Rates

November 2015

Labs Urged To Comment On PAMA Proposal

Final Physician Fee Schedule Looks Benign

Neogenomics Buying Clarient For $300 Million

December 2015

Labs Flood CMS With Comments On Proposed Lab Test Repricing

Quest To Manage Labs For Barnabas Health

FDA Pushes For New Role As LDT Watchdog