January 2018

Judge’s Decision On ACLA Lawsuit May Come as Soon as Mid-February

Lab Execs Share Outlook For 2018

At JPM Conference: Trump Tax Softens Blow of PAMA Rate Cuts For Big Public Lab Companies

February 2018

Lab Bracing For Private-Payer Rate Cuts

ACLA Files For Summary Judgement, But Judge’s Decision Unlikely Until Spring

Bio-Reference Laboratories Seeking New President

March 2018

CMS Gets 1-Week Delay to File Response to ACLA Lawsuit

Nasty Noncompete Fight At Bako Diagnostics

A Closer Look At LE’s Private Payer Outlook Survey

April 2018

HHS Says Its New CLFS Rates Can’t Be Challenged

Medicaid Rate Reductions Compound Medicare CLFS Cuts In Ohio and Missuori

Aurora Diagnostics to Buys Cascade Pathology

May 2018

New Judge Assigned To ACLA Lawsuit

Public Lab CEOs Paid Average $4.5 Million

CellMax Ready To Launch “Liquid Biopsy” For Colorectal Cancer

June 2018

Judge Denies ACLA’s Request For Speedy Scheduling As PAMA Lawsuit Drags On

Quest Back In-Network With UnitedHealthcare; LabCorp Back In-Network With Aetna

Lab Stocks Up 21% Year to Date

July 2018

CMS Is Considering Including Hospital Outreach Labs In Next PAMA Data Collection

Technical Rates for Most Pathology Services To Get Boost Under Medicare Proposed Fees For 2019

Quest’s AmerPath Sues Two Dermpaths For Alleged Violations Of Non-Compete Agreements

August 2018

Sonic Forms Joint Venture With ProMedica In Ohio

OIG Points To Monetary Penalties To Encourage More Labs To Report PAMA Data

Bako Diagnostics Sues To Stop Former Dermpath Execs From Starting Competing Laboratory

September 2018

ACLA Seeks More PAMA Reporting Labs And Enforcement Action Against Labs Failing To Report

SEC Charges OPKO Chairman With Stock Fraud

Guardant Health Seeks $100 Million From IPO

October 2018

Judge Dismisses ACLA PAMA Lawsuit

“Keep Us Out!” Says American Hospital Association

Molecular Diagnostic Test Claim Denials Still Hover Near 50%

November 2018

Most Pathology Services Will See Small Rate Cuts Under Final MPFS For 2019

CMS Says Hospital Outreach Labs Must Report PAMA Pricing Data

ACLA To Appeal Lawsuit Dismissal

December 2018

Sonic Buying Aurora Diagnostics For $540 Million

Hospital Outreach Labs Face Daunting Task Of Reporting Private-Payer Rates To CMS

IU Health’s Joe Meyer