Does Tort Reform Affect Patient Care?; More Does Tort Reform Affect Patient Care?; More
The role of tort reform in patient care; grieving parents reach settlement with VA; medical malpractice boundary set in case involving deaf student; quadruple amputee argues to exceed state damages cap.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Healthcare Consumers in India Express Distrust of Their Nation ’s Loosely Regulated Pathology Industry; Just 20% of Those Surveyed Voice “Trust” in Medical Laboratories They Use
Supreme Court of India ruling may finally ignite a crackdown on illegal medical laboratories that operate without a licensed pathologist What would happen if 80% of Americans did not trust the medical laboratories that run their diagnostic tests? What impact would that have on this country’s clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology industry? Certainly, a significant […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 9, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology anatomic pathology Association of Practicing Pathologists clinical labor Source Type: news

Malpractice: When Doctors Don't Communicate Malpractice: When Doctors Don't Communicate
Relying on email, faxes, and voicemails to discuss critical cases and test results can lead to a malpractice lawsuit. This malpractice case illustrates why physicians need to place more emphasis on talking to each other. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Malpractice Risks When Refilling Prescriptions Malpractice Risks When Refilling Prescriptions
Some physicians assume that patients will remember their advice or follow drug label warnings. This case illustrates why physicians need to monitor patients'use of drugs during the refill process. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

What can radiology learn from tort reform in Tenn.?
Do recent efforts at tort reform in Tennessee offer any lessons for the rest...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Malpractice claim rate against U.S. physicians drops State tort reform reduces orders for x-rays Malpractice nondisclosure terms can vary Ortho surgeons spend $2B per year on 'defensive medicine' NEJM: Radiology suits are uncommon, payouts below average (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pro Bono: Rapidly Evolving Treatment Protocols Can Impact Your Liability
Advances in treatment can impact your liability Over the last few years, many rapidly changing medical advances and treatment methods for managing stroke and cardiac patients have challenged the status quo of traditional treatment, and are impacting how we assess and treat patients in the prehospital setting. Is there an obligation to keep up with these changes and adjust our treatment protocols consistent with these new modalities? Absolutely. In a lawsuit alleging negligence, an essential aspect of the inquiry is to determine the standard of care for that patient situation. Negligence or medical malpractice re...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen R. Wirth, Esq., EMT-P Tags: Columns Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Merck named in "fraud, deceit and negligence" accusation regarding Gardasil safety problems
(Natural News) The family of a young girl who suffered extreme physical harm following her third dose of Merck & Co.’s Gardasil vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) is suing the pharmaceutical giant for fraud, deceit, negligence, medical malpractice, medical battery, and knowingly selling a “defective product” primarily for profit purposes. Before getting jabbed with Gardasil,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient navigation for cancer screening: A mixed bag
Patient navigation services can be a helpful way to support cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MR: Is it accessible to women who need it? NCoBC: 3 ways nurse navigators can reduce your malpractice risk NCoBC: Mammography techs play crucial role in women's health NCBC signs deal to train health navigators Patient navigation speeds breast cancer diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient
Many physicians are caught off guard when they face a malpractice lawsuit from a seemingly agreeable patient whom they have known for years. Is there any way to prevent this from happening?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Beyond Malpractice
(MedPage Today) -- When docs get into real trouble (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Some Hospitals Launch Concierge Care Clinics to Raise Revenue, Generating both Controversy and Opportunity for Medical Laboratories
Critics are quick to note that this creates a disparity in how patients access healthcare services Independent concierge care (AKA concierge medicine) is available to anyone willing to pay the additional costs, which are over and above any health insurance. In a concierge care medical practice, patients pay an annual retainer fee to gain increased […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 23, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations AA Source Type: news

KFF Study Finds HDHPs and Increased Cost-Sharing Requirements for Medical Services are Making Healthcare Increasingly Inaccessible to Consumers
Though ACA reforms may have slowed healthcare spending, rapidly increasing deductibles and cost sharing requirements have many experts questioning if patients can afford care at all, despite the increased availability of insurance coverage Much of the debate surrounding efforts to replace and repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has centered on premiums as a central […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 20, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing ACA Affordable Care Act anatomic pathology CDC cen Source Type: news

Opinion: General Assembly stops 'hired guns' from changing medical malpractice laws
In an election year, mysterious forces sometimes surface in Annapolis to grease the tracks for a special-interest piece of legislation. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. Gary W. Pushkin Source Type: news

Does double reading improve breast cancer screening?
Conclusions?    1) My conclusion is that this proves that double reading adds nothing important to screening - particularly if women are getting yearly mammograms. This should be the stake in the heart of the double reading vampire. Given the criticism of mammography - that it doesn't save many, or any lives, this extra tenth of a percent of diagnosis is even more questionable. Nah, not just questionable, I'd say it is so low that there are probably, within error bars, no lives saved.    Do they say this. No: "Detecting these extra cancers may be associated with detecting important patho...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kaiser Health News Labels Routine Clinical Laboratory Testing and Other Screening of Elderly Patients an ‘Epidemic’ in US
Some experts in medical community question value of health screenings of older patients with shortened life expectancies, though many aging adults are skeptical of calls to skip tests What does it mean when a credible health organization makes the assertion that there is an “epidemic” of clinical laboratory testing being ordered on the nation’s elderly? […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 11, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations AgingCare.com American Cancer Society American Journal of Public Health anatomic pathology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical C Source Type: news

Woman Says Parents' Fertility Doctor Is Her Father
Kelli Rowlette and her parents have filed a lawsuit against the fertility doctor who treated them, citing medical malpractice, fraud and breach of contract. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New FDA Regulations of Clinical Decision-Support/Digital Health Applications and Medical Software Has Consequences for Medical Laboratories
Softened FDA regulation of both clinical-decision-support and patient-decision-support software applications could present opportunities for clinical laboratory developers of such tools Late 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released guidelines on how the agency intends to regulate—or not regulate—digital health, clinical-decision-support (CDS), and patient-decision-support (PDS) software applications. The increased/decreased oversight of the development of these […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 6, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Clinical Laboratory Compliance Consultants Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice darkdaily.com Digital Pathology Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Management & Operations News From Dark Daily 21st Ce Source Type: news

International Pilot Program Tests Whether People Would Be Willing to Exchange Clinical Laboratory Test Results and Photos of Their Bodies for Cryptocurrency
Developers believe participants will be interested in controlling how their private health data is provided to medical laboratories, drug companies, research organizations, and the federal government, while also earning an income Bitcoins for blood tests, anyone? A new venture is examining the idea of exchanging cryptocurrency, a digital asset, for the results of weekly clinical […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 30, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: john Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations AI Alex Zhavoronkov Source Type: news

Drummer Turned Doc Defibrillates Potential Juror in His Trial Drummer Turned Doc Defibrillates Potential Juror in His Trial
California ob/gyn James Lilja, a former drummer for the punk rock band The Offspring, performed CPR on a prospective juror in the malpractice case against him. A mistrial was called for fear the heroics would bias jurors. Marcia FrellickMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

International Pilot Program Tests Whether People Would Be Willing to Exchange Clinical Laboratory Test Results and Photos of Their Bodies for Cryptocurrency
Developers believe participants will be interested in controlling how their private health data is provided to medical laboratories, drug companies, research organizations, and the federal government, while also earning an income Bitcoins for blood tests, anyone? A new venture is examining the idea of exchanging cryptocurrency, a digital asset, for the results of weekly clinical […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 30, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations AI Alex Zhavoronkov Source Type: news

Clinical Laboratory Accuracy and Quality Is under Increased Scrutiny as Precision Medicine Puts Diagnostics in the Spotlight
As the public gains awareness of the role clinical laboratories play in modern healthcare, increased engagement and understanding of the technology underlying many of these advances could create risk for labs without transparent reporting protocols to both patients and the public In recent years, consumers have continually raised the bar in their expectation of quality […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 26, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations News From Dark Daily American Society of Clinical Oncology anatomic pathology a Source Type: news

Family awarded $47 million in newborn's disfigurement case
The parents of a girl who suffered permanent scarring as a newborn at a Pennsylvania hospital have been awarded $47 million, which their attorneys say is the biggest payout ever in a federal medical malpractice suit in the state (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Anatomic Pathologists Who Work in Independent Reference Laboratories Can Now Provide Diagnostic Services for CLIA-Approved Hospitals without Need for Additional Credentialing and Privileging
(Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 19, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations ambulatory care anatomic pathologist CLIA clinical laboratory Source Type: news

Anatomic Pathologists Who Work in Independent Reference Laboratories Can Now Provide Diagnostic Services for CLIA-Approved Hospitals without Need for Additional Credentialing and Privileging
The Joint Commission’s recent alteration to the Introduction to Leadership (LD) Standard LD.04.03.09 makes it easier for off-site and independent reference laboratories to service CLIA-hospitals and other CLIA-approved healthcare facilities Anatomic pathologists working for reference laboratories can now provide diagnostic services to hospitals, critical-access hospitals, and ambulatory care facilities in the US based on the […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 19, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations ambulatory care anatomic pathologist CLIA clinical laboratory Source Type: news

Former Hershey Medical Technologist Floyd Benko Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Failing to Follow Procedures when Performing Clinical Laboratory Tests
The indicted medical laboratory technician will also be required to pay back more than $69,000 to Hershey Medical Center It what may be a unique first for the clinical laboratory industry, a medical technologist in Pennsylvania has been found guilty of a criminal felony for failing to perform certain cancer genetic tests according to approved […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 5, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology BRAF clinical laboratory Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report EGFR epiderma Source Type: news

Former Hershey Research Technologist Floyd Benko Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Failing to Follow Procedures when Performing Clinical Laboratory Tests
The indicted research technologist will also be required to pay back more than $69,000 to Hershey Medical Center [Editor’s Note: Press releases and documents from the Department of Justice and various news stories about this matter are inconsistent as to the specific medical laboratory certification held by Floyd Benko. He is described in some write-ups as a […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 5, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology BRAF clinical laboratory Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report EGFR epiderma Source Type: news

Kenya:Kenyatta Hospital Doctors Perform Surgery on Wrong Patient
[Nation] A neurosurgeon has been suspended for opening up the head of the wrong patient in one of the worst cases of medical malpractice to become public at Kenyatta National Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Misdiagnosis after CT scan spurs $1.5M malpractice verdict
The jury for a malpractice suit delivered a $1.5 million fine to a Virginia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: No second chance: Lawsuits set to rise across the board Reducing CT malpractice risk: Simple, but not easy? Misdiagnosis is most common malpractice claim Half of radiologists will be sued by age 60, study suggests Gender, demographics influence risk of malpractice suits (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

When Missing a'Zebra' Can Land You in Court When Missing a'Zebra' Can Land You in Court
Physicians are generally unlikely to face a malpractice suit for misdiagnosing a rare disease, which affects about 1 in 10 people. But the results of a delayed or wrong diagnosis can be devastating or lethal.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Amputee From Flesh-Eating Bacteria Can't Receive Cash Award Amputee From Flesh-Eating Bacteria Can't Receive Cash Award
Woman with limbs amputated needs special legislation to collect her award; patients have longer to submit a malpractice claim; one state throws out med-mal caps.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Column: CPLR and special cases of medical malpractice
This article looks at recent changes to the CPLR, and two recent decisions from the Court of Appeals, … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Scott Duquin Source Type: news

Hunt orders review in wake of Bawa-Garba negligence case
There is to be an urgent review of clinical malpractice cases, after concerns that workforce pressures were not taken into account in a recent high profile case involving a paediatrician. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Sudden Shutdown of Claritas Genomics After Five Years as A Leading Source of Pediatric Genetic Testing Surprises Clinical Laboratory Industry
Operations ended last week after reports suggested the end came as a result of misalignment of goals among investors in a lab company many considered to be successful One contributing factor the surprise announcement that the owners of Claritas Genomics were closing the clinical laboratory company may have been the struggle to get payers to […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 29, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Sales and Marketing Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology Boston Children's Hospital Cerner Cor Source Type: news

British surgeon fined £10,000 after callously branding his initials in a patient's liver
(Natural News) In one of the more bizarre cases of medical malpractice to hit headlines, a “top surgeon” from the United Kingdom has been convicted on two counts of “assault by beating” after he was caught branding his initials into the liver of one of his patients during a procedure. The woman whose liver was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Precision Medicine Requires Targeted Cancer Therapies, but Payers Reluctant to Pay for Some Genetic Testing Needed to Match a Patient with Right Drug
Clinical labs and pathology groups know how advances in targeted therapies and genomics far outpace providers’ and patients’ ability to know how best to use and pay for them One fascinating development on the road to precision medicine is that many new cancer drugs now in clinical trials will require a companion genetic test to […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 12, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Coding, Billing, and Collections Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations anatomic pathology and Cancer Genetics BR Source Type: news

5 Legal Areas to Watch in 2018
Here are some of the important legal areas to keep an eye on in health care during 2018. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - January 11, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog Health IT Law & Malpractice Career Personal Health Records Source Type: news

Federal Regulators Issue Notice to DTC Test Company Orig3n That Its Purchase of Interleukin Genetics Could Involve CLIA Compliance Issues
CMS sends letter to Orig3n notifying the genetic test company that it may not have the required certifications to market its genetic tests Orig3n’s recent ill-fated “DNA Day” promotion to offer free genetic tests during an NFL football game this past fall pushed Orig3n into the media spotlight. The Massachusetts-based biotech company—which sells 18 different […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 10, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology biomarkers centers for medicare and medicaid services CLI Source Type: news

Self Defense For Physician Captive Owners
Many doctor-owned captive insurance companies are ticking times bombs of legal and financial liability. Here's what you need to know. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: Ike Devji, JD Tags: Blog Healthcare Careers Law & Malpractice Operations Source Type: news

Woman sues over nude photos taken during surgery
Sheila Harosky alleges invasion of privacy and medical malpractice, among other claims (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Netherlands University Researchers Question Validity of More Than 30,000 Published Scientific Studies; Findings Have Implications for Medical Laboratories
Radboud University researchers fear oncology, molecular biology, pharmacology, and other cell-centric medical research efforts are at risk due to verification that at least 30,000 studies published in 33,000 scientific journals included data derived from misidentified or contaminated cell lines Many research findings that underpin the science behind various diagnostic technologies used regularly by clinical laboratories […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 27, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Adam Marcus American Type Culture Collection anatomic pathology ATCC cell biology cell lines Cellosaurus clinical laboratory DSMZ ECACC Source Type: news

House Passes Restrictions on Some Malpractice Awards
(MedPage Today) -- Measure would set nationwide limit of $250,000 on non-economic damages (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

EHR Systems Continue to Cause Burnout, Physician Dissatisfaction, and Decreased Face-to-Face Patient Care
New study published in the Annals of Family Medicine (AFM) indicates that despite efforts to improve EHR usability and efficiency, primary care physicians continue to spend more than 50% of their workdays on computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and other clerical tasks instead of engaging in direct patient care Do electronic health record (EHR) systems […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 22, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing AMA american medical association anatomic pathology Brian G Arndt MD Christine A Si Source Type: news

When Someone at Your Practice Receives a Subpoena
Physician practices receive subpoenas for documents every day. Here's what your practice staff needs to know when you receive one. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - December 20, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Ericka L. Adler Tags: Blog Law & Malpractice Compliance Staff Source Type: news

Physicians, Don & #039;t Rely on Forms to Fire Employees
Physicians who solely rely on forms and checklists to terminate an employee are making a huge mistake, says this lawyer. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - December 15, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: David M. Rosenberg-Wohl Tags: Hiring Firing Law & Malpractice Compliance Staff Source Type: news

2017 Legal Round-Up for Physicians
A lawyer outlines some of the most prominent legal cases from 2017 and explains what physicians can learn from them. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - December 14, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog Law & Malpractice Career Compliance Operations Source Type: news

American Clinical Laboratory Lawsuit Charges HHS Ignored Congress ’ Intent When Collecting Market-Rate Data for 2018 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule
In filing Monday, lawsuit seeks to force HHS to comply with PAMA’s statutory requirements and to withhold applying the new Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule until HHS has revised the final rule appropriately Many clinical laboratory executives will welcome the news that a lab industry trade association has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 12, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations News From Dark Daily 2018 Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule rates Source Type: news