COURT CASES

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

Cancer Center Hit with $4.3 Million HIPAA Fine for Failure to Encrypt Case: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was on the wrong end of the fourth largest HIPAA fine ever dished out by … [Read more...]

DATA SECURITY

Cancer Center Hit with $4.3 Million HIPAA Fine for Failure to Encrypt

Case: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was on the wrong end of the fourth largest HIPAA fine ever dished out by the HHS Office for Civil Rights for a trio of incidents between 2012 … [Read more...]

COURT CASES

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

Psychiatrist Pays $805K to Settle Urine Drug Test Billing Fraud Claims Case: The DOJ charged the owner of a Connecticut psychiatric practice of false billing of urine drug screening tests. The … [Read more...]

ANTITRUST

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

Breast Cancer Recurrence Test Billing Case Ends in $2 Million Settlement Case: BioTheranostics has agreed to shell out $2 million to settle claims of falsely billing Medicare for its molecular Breast … [Read more...]

ANTI-KICKBACK

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

Theranos & Its CEO Settle Stock Fraud Charges with SEC Case: Having settled with CMS, Walgreen's and the Arizona State Attorney General, Theranos has made peace with what may be the scariest of all … [Read more...]

ANTI-KICKBACK

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

ACLA Seeks Decisive Blow 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 … [Read more...]

COURT CASES

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

HDL, Part II: Time to Hold the Individual Officers Accountable Case: Three years after Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. (HDL) and its marketing partner BlueWave Healthcare Consultants—both now … [Read more...]

FALSE CLAIMS

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

Standing Orders Not Enough to Justify Urine Specimen Validity Testing Case: A Vermont lab has agreed to pay $815K to settle false claims charges. Over a five-year period, the lab routinely billed … [Read more...]

PRECISION MEDICINE

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

Using Nuclear Stress Tests as Screening Procedure = Medical Necessity Violation Case: A California cardio clinic and its physician owners will pay $1.2 million to settle charges of falsely billing … [Read more...]

ENFORCEMENT

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

Doctor Pleads Guilty for Ordering Unnecessary Tests of Opioid Patients Case: A 72-year-old Detroit area physician pleaded guilty for his role in a $19 million Medicare fraud scheme. In addition to … [Read more...]


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