Employment Law Update for HR Managers October 2017

By Mike O'Brien  bio Here is my periodic update prepared for interested HR professionals trying to deal with the complex American employment laws. In this update: Federal agencies take … [Read more...]


Conference Ends With Optimistic Outlook for Laboratories

Despite the PAMA cloud overhanging the laboratory industry, G2's 35th annual Lab Institute conference (Washington D.C.; Oct. 25-27) ended on an optimistic note with David Nichols and Drea Langston, … [Read more...]


Keynote Speakers Look to the Future of the Industry

The first two keynote speakers at G2 Intelligence's 2017 Laboratory Institute (Washington D.C.; Oct. 25-27) took a forward glance at how the laboratories can positively evolve in the coming … [Read more...]


New Anti-Kickback Safe Harbor Allows Free Transportation Services

There are many benefits laboratories can't provide to beneficiaries or referral sources without running afoul of the Anti-Kickback Statute. New changes to safe harbor regulations, however, allow labs … [Read more...]


What Happens Next: Is a Trump Presidency Really the End for ACA?

Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are challenges you have been wrestling with for years. Now that Donald Trump has been elected president, was it all for naught? The short answer: No. While … [Read more...]


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

Ex-Hospital Exec Pays $1 Million for Role in Kickback Scheme. Case: Last fall, Tuomey Healthcare shelled out $72.4 million to settle claims of paying part-time specialists for referrals of hospital … [Read more...]


Senate Hearing Addresses Potential Stark Law Changes

Earlier this summer, the Senate Finance Committee heard testimony from stakeholders arguing for changes to the Stark Law that could make compliance easier and facilitate new business models that … [Read more...]


Liquid Biopsies Get FDA Attention

In addition to laboratory developed tests and next generation sequencing, could the FDA be looking to impose standards or guidance governing use of liquid biopsies? So-called "liquid … [Read more...]


Senate Committee Hearing Contemplates Changes for Stark Law to Make Compliance Easier

By Kelly Hardy Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence In mid-July, the Senate Finance Committee heard testimony from stakeholders arguing for changes to the Stark Law that could make … [Read more...]

Top 10 Compliance Issues and Tips for 2016

January is a time for reflection and resolutions. For compliance officers that means evaluating compliance risks. G2 Compliance Advisor surveyed experts in laboratory compliance for the top issues … [Read more...]