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COVID-19 Testing Company in Hot Water for Numerous Infractions

An Illinois-based COVID-19 testing company and its laboratory is facing lawsuits from two different states as well as investigations from several state and federal authorities after patient and employee complaints brought to light a number of problems. The Center...

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Genomenon Awarded NIH Grant to Curate the Human Genome

Ann Arbor, MI — February 15, 2022 — Genomenon, Inc., an AI-driven genomics company, today announced that it was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The grant is to...

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Ten Indicted for Health Care Kickbacks

Ten people, including two medical doctors, have been indicted in a $300 million health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Chad E. Meacham. The defendants—who stand accused of accused of conspiracy to commit health care fraud,...

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Medicare Expands Coverage of LCDT Lung Cancer Screening

No cancer is more deadly than lung cancer. But early detection can save lives and head off costly and invasive treatment. With this in mind, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a national coverage determination (NCD) expanding coverage for...

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New Assay Could ID Best Cancer Treatment Earlier and Faster

A recently developed assay could make identifying the best cancer treatment for each patient a quicker and more cost-effective process, compared to current tests. Researchers from the Public Health Research Institute of the New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers...

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