ENFORCEMENT

Former Patients Join the Legal Posse on the Trail of Theranos

Case: Nine ex-patients filed a class-action lawsuit against Theranos and its erstwhile retail partner Walgreens seeking damages for the harms they allegedly suffered as a result of inaccurate tests … [Read more...]

ANTI-KICKBACK

Ex-CEO of HDL Settles Bankruptcy Claims for $10 Million

Case: Health Diagnostic Laboratory co-founder and former CEO Tonya Mallory has agreed to pay $10 million to settle claims brought by the bankruptcy trustee in charge of liquidating HDL's assets. The … [Read more...]

ANTI-KICKBACK

Health Care CEO Charged with Paying Kickbacks to Pill Mill Doctor

Case: The former owner and CEO of Alabama chronic care management provider MyPractice24, Inc. has been indicted for an alleged kickback scam involving what has become Public Enemy Number One: abuses … [Read more...]

PATIENT SAFETY

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

Ex-CEO of HDL Settles Bankruptcy Claims for $10 Million Case: Health Diagnostic Laboratory co-founder and former CEO Tonya Mallory has agreed to pay $10 million to settle claims brought by the … [Read more...]

BILLING AND COLLECTIONS

Insurer Accuses Florida Lab, California Hospital of Toxicology Test Billing Fraud

Case: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is suing Reliance Laboratory Testing for allegedly conspiring with California hospital Sonoma West Medical Center to create a fraudulent billing organization in a … [Read more...]

FALSE CLAIMS

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

Insurer Sues Florida Lab and California Hospital for Toxicology Test Billing Scam Case: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is suing Reliance Laboratory Testing for allegedly conspiring with … [Read more...]

FALSE CLAIMS

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

Lab Accused of Inflating Specimen Travel Mileage Pays $525K to Settle Case: The feds accused a Missouri lab of submitting false claims to Medicare for travel fees in transporting specimens from … [Read more...]

FALSE CLAIMS

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

Ohio Hospital System Settles Kickback Claims for $14.25 Million Case: Rather than risk a trial, Mercy Health will pay $14.25 million to settle charges of entering into improper financial … [Read more...]

WHISTLEBLOWERS

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

No Dice for Whistleblower Claim Blaming Software Firm for Double-Billing Case: A physician coding supervisor for a North Carolina health system that used billing software from Epic filed a qui tam … [Read more...]

LEGISLATION

Labs In Court: A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

ACLA Goes for Jugular in PAMA Challenge Case Case: Attorneys for the American Clinical Laboratory Association asked the federal court for summary judgment in its lawsuit challenging the legality of … [Read more...]


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