January 2017

Could Lab Copay Issue Re-Emerge in 2017?

Texas Pathologists Seek to Delay BeaconLBS

Labcorp to Buy Mount Sinai’s Outreach Labs


February 2017

United/Labcorp/BeaconLBS Won the War in Florida, Will They Win in Texas?

Sonic Forms Lab Joint Venture in Connecticut

Quest Signs Deal With Montefiore Hospital System


March 2017

Labcorp to Buy PAML, Quest to Buy Peacehealth Labs, Extended FTC Antitrust Review Likely

Northwell Health Investing $100+ Million to Build Two New Central Labs

Poplar to Buy Bankrupt Bostwick Labs

April 2017

Labs Get Extra 60 Days to Report PAMA Data, Call For One-Year Delay For New Rates

Quest, Labcorp Sued For Allegedly Overcharging Patients

BCBS of North Carolina Rolls Out Lab Benefit Management Program

May 2017

Public Lab CEOs Paid Average $3.1 Million

Common Pathology Practice Billing Errors (And How to Avoid Them!)

Billing Strategies For Out-Of-Network Labs

June 2017

PAMA Data Reporting Deadline Fuels Fears of Skewed Lab Test Payment

United to Require Prior Authorization For Genetic and Molecular Testing

Evicore to Pay $54 Million to Settle False Claims Suit Over Prior Authorizations

July 2017

Prostate Biopsies Slammed Again In Medicare Proposed Fees For 2018

Anthem Starts Pre-Authorization Program For Genetic Tests

Konica To Buy Ambry Genetics For $1 Billion

August 2017

CMS Officials Say They Are On Schedule With Medicare Lab Test Repricing

Quest Likely to Regain UnitedHealthcare Contract in 2018

In-Office Pathology Targets Flow Cytometry

September 2017

Lab Industry Braces For New CLFS Based On Private-Payer Rate

How Low Could Medicare Rates Go?

United Prices BeaconLBS to Help Manage National Prior Authorization Program

October 2017

Top 10 Unintended Consequences If PAMA Rate Cuts Are Finalized

C21 Members To Get Rate Hikes Under Proposed CLFS For 2018

Quest Diagnostics To Buy Shiel Medical Laboratory


November 2017

CMS Gets An Earful From Thousands Of Labs Opposing PAMA Implementation

Big Rate Cuts Finalized For Prostate Biopsies & Flow Cytometry

Quest Diagnostics To Buy Cleveland HeartLab

December 2017

ACLA Lawsuit Seeks PAMA “Do Over”

How Will the PAMA Cuts Affect Your Lab in 2018?

ATP Loophole Will Help Offset PAMA Cuts