January 2016

Florida Bill Would Sqaush False Claims Case Against Quest and Labcorp

Senators Pressure CMS to Add Hospital Labs and Delay PAMA Reporting

Laboratory Execs Share Outlook For 2016


February 2016

California IPA Not Obligated to Pay For Out-of-Network Lab Tests

Fast-Growing MDx Testing Market Still Suffering From High Claim Denials

Efforts to Derail UHC’s BeaconLBS Pilot May Not Make it Through Florida Legislature


March 2016

President’s 2017 Budget Seeks to Close Self-Referral Loophole

Custom Panels Under Increased Scrutiny

FDA Confirms Intent to Release Final LDT Guidance This Year

April 2016

PathGroup Not Up For Sale

Pressure Continues to Build For Delay of PAMA Lab Test Repricing

What Went Wrong at Atherotech?

May 2016

California Medi-Cal Prepares For Second Year of Rate Adjustments

Bankrupt Atherotech Desperately Seeking Buyer

Race is on For LDT Oversight Outcome

June 2016

Quest Diagnostics to Manage Inpatient Labs at Six HealthONE Hospitals in Denver

Dark Report Sues Ex-Employees Over Webinars

United Sues 5 Drug Testing Firms For $50 Million Kickback Scheme

July 2016

Good News and Bad News In PAMA Final Rule For Repricing Lab Tests

UnitedHealthcare Constructs New Hurdle to Discourage Out-Of-Network Labs

Proposed Medicare PFS Slams 88305-TC

August 2016

Safeway Cuts Lab Costs By 33% With “Reference Pricing” Strategy

GE Gives Up On Digital Pathology

Quest Diagnostics Mid-Year Financial Review

September 2016

Labs Expect CMS’ Private-Payer Analysis Will Lead to 5-10% CLFS Rate Cuts

Sales Reps Get Cockerell in Trouble

Knowledge is Power in Send-Out Test Negotiations

October 2016

Labcorp’s BeaconLBS Eyes Texas

MDx Testing Market Continues to Suffer From High Claim Denials

MDx and Drug Tests Could Get a Boost

November 2016

Final Medicare PFS Cuts 88305-TC by 13%

Pathologists Have Options For Avoiding Penalties Under MACRA

FDA Oversight of LDTs Unlikely Under Trump

December 2016

Lab Outreach Growing Despite Challenges

MDL Files Antitrust Suit Against Labcorp and Independence BC

Quest, Labcorp Win Partial Summary Judgement in Florida Medicaid Lawsuit