January 2020

PAMA Reporting Period Delay Is Welcome News For Labs

Lab Execs Share Outlook For 2020

 Some Pathology Groups Dropping Contracts With Anthem Blue Cross of California

February 2020

Quest Diagnostics to Buy Memorial Hermann Outreach Lab Business

Enzo Delays Shareholder Meetings; Harbert Files Lawsuit

Medicare CLFS Spending Jumped In 2018

March 2020

UnitedHealthcare Requiring Hospital Outreach Labs To Contract as Independent Reference Labs

Putting the Coronavirus Into Perspective

Projecting Covid-19 Test Volumes

Publicly-Traded Labs Grew by 4.2% in 2019

April 2020

Cleveland Clinic Signs 5-Year Contract with PathAI

MAWD Acquires Boyce & Bynum Pathology

LetsGetChecked to Acquire Veritas Genetics

May 2020

Covid-19 Testing Ramp-Up Slowed By Supply Shortages

Spotlight Interview with Mayo Clinic Labs’ President
William Morice, MD, PhD

Laboratory Economics Covid-19 Survey of Labs



June 2020

Covid-19 Test Volumes Jump

Medicare Sets Good Rates For Covid-19 Testing

Genova Diagnostics To Pay Up To $43 Million To Settle False Claims Lawsuit

July 2020

UHC Hits Texas Pathologists With ~50% Rate Cuts

Progenity Raises $100 Million From  IPO

Quest Diagnostics To Take 100% Stake In Mid America Clinical Laboratories

August 2020

Have Covid-19 Test Volumes Peaked?

PC Rates For Key Pathology Services To Get 12% Cut

Medi-Cal Seeks Approval To Slash Lab Rates



September 2020

MedPAC Meeting Should Raise Red Flags For Future Of CLFS Rates

First U.S. Lab Implements AI Solution For Prostate Cancer

Will Genetic Testing Bust Medicare?

October 2020

Covid-19 PCR Tests Reach 1 Million per Day

Genetic Tests Continued To Dominate Medicare Spending Growth In 2019

Lab Stocks Up 50% YTD

November 2020

Covid-19 PCR Test Volumes Hit 1.5 Million Daily; Supply Shortages Impacting non-Covid-19 Testing

Exact Sciences To buy Thrive For $2 Billion

Worldwide Covid-19 Stats 


December 2020

Covid-19 PCR Test Volumes hit 2 Million Per Day; Labs Worry About Payment and Potential Audits

Final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Includes Big Rate Cuts To Pathology Services

Quest Diagnostics Signs New Hospital Lab Deals