January 2021

Revised Medicare Rates Soften Blow to Pathologists

Genetic Test Spending Booms Despite High Claims Denials

Quest signs Big Lab Services Deal with Hackensack Meridian Health

February 2021

Covid-19 PCR Test Volumes Declining Rapidly

New UHC Provider Requirement Targets High-Cost Hospital Labs

Telemedicine Poses Challenges For Labs


March 2021

Covid Testing Spurs New Lab Boom

UnitedHealthcare Moving Ahead With New DDP Benefit Design

Quest Diagnostics to Buy Mercy’s Outreach Lab

April 2021

The Light At the End of The Pandemic Tunnel

Huge Government Contracts For Covid Testing At Schools to be Awarded Soon

New Price Transparency Law Reveals Big Variations In Hospitals Lab Rates

May 2021

National School Testing Contract Awards Delayed

Caris Life Sciences Raises Record-Breaking $830 Million

PathNet Aims to Bring Digital Pathology and AI to Independent Pathology Groups



June 2021

Grail Begins Selling Multi-Cancer Liquid Biopsy test

NJ Lab Sues UnitedHealth For Covid-19 Test Payements

ACLA Files For Appeal In PAMA Lawsuit

July 2021

Send-Out Test Expenses Jump 22%

UnitedHealth Seeks Dismissla Of Covid Test Lawsuit

EKRA Law Applies to More Than Just Toxicology Labs

August 2021

PathAI Buys Poplar Healthcare Management

Medicare Rates For Pathology Services To Get Nicked

Blue KC Sues GS Labs For Alleged Price Gouging


September 2021

Covid-19 Test Demand Surges Again

At-Home Rapid Covid Test Flying Off Store Shelves

Record-Breaking Growth At Publicly-Traded Labs

October 2021

Cigna Flip-Flops: Now Says it Will Delay Payment for PC of CP

In-Office Pathology Lab Slide Mix-Up Leads to Lawsuit For Unnecessary Prostatectomy

Paige Prostate Gets First FDA Approval For AI-Based Pathology Tool for Cancer

November 2021

Agendia Seeks $75M From IPO

Final 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Cuts Pathology Rates By 4%

Versant Diagnostics Buys Two Pathology Groups In Chicago Area


December 2021

New Law Delays Medicare Cuts To Both CLFS And Pathlogists

Staffing Shortages Are Fastest Rising Challenge

Clarapath Aims To Automate Microtomy