Labs In Court

A roundup of recent cases and enforcement actions involving the diagnostics industry

SCOTUS Agrees to Step in and Resolve Obamacare Constitutionality  Case: Before COVID-19, the health care issue that kept millions of Americans up at night was the future of the Affordable Care … [Read more...]

ACA Update

SCOTUS Agrees to Rule on Obamacare for the Third Time

Before the coronavirus outbreak, the health care issue that kept millions of Americans up at night was the future of Obamacare, aka, the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). Having already having … [Read more...]

ACA Update: Uncertainty Will Continue as Supreme Court Passes Up Chance for a Quick Resolution

The agony of uncertainty over the fate of the Affordable Care Act will continue for at least another 12 months. The U.S. Supreme Court all but ensured that on Jan. 21, when it passed up the invitation … [Read more...]

Increasing Profits  

Strategic planning needs to evolve over time

By Nick Hernandez bio Some of my counterparts have a firm belief that strategic planning is a rigid process which should occur once every three to five years. The process they undertake is often … [Read more...]


Industry Buzz: Supreme Court Declines Chance to End Agony of ACA Uncertainty

If you’re worried about the fate of the Affordable Care Act and was hoping for a quick solution, forget it. On Jan. 21, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a Democratic request to fast-track the current … [Read more...]


ACA: Still Here Today but for How Much Longer?

Is Obamacare really dead? Only partially dead? Or is it totally alive? It’s all pretty confusing. But the short answer is that Obamacare lives and will continue to do so unless and until the U.S. … [Read more...]


Compliance Perspectives: Using Document Management Systems to Avoid HIPAA Pitfalls

By Andreas Rivera bio One of the most challenging aspects of HIPAA compliance is ensuring that your methods of storing lab records containing protected health information (PHI) meet all of the … [Read more...]


Developing Story: Doubt Grows as Obamacare Court War Enters Round 2

Heartburn over the survival of Obamacare is back with a vengeance. It reawakened seven months ago, after a Texas U.S. District Court found The Affordable Care Act unconstitutional—not just the … [Read more...]


Industry Buzz: Obamacare Appeal Set for Round 2

Seven months after a Texas U.S. District Court striking down Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, unconstitutional, the case is going back to court on appeal. The betting is that the Fifth Circuit, … [Read more...]


Surviving PAMA: Keep an Eye on Industry Disruptors

A talking point of a G2 Lab Institute 2018 presentation deserves closer attention, especially given its implications for the lab industry. "Advantages and Disadvantages Confronting Labs in a … [Read more...]