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November 28, 2016 Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News

Intelligence Late & Latent News

In recent weeks, two different lab transactions were announced. One involved a hospital laboratory management contract and the other was a potential merger of two anatomic pathology lab companies. The first announcement came on October 31, when Lovelace Health System of Albuquerque, New Mexico, released news that it entered into an “inpatient and outpatient laboratory

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Mayo Medical Laboratories Will Close Massachusetts Lab

IN AN ANNOUNCEMENT MADE LAST MONTH, Mayo Medical Laboratories said that it would close the lab facility it operates in Andover, Massachusetts, by the end of the year.

As a result of this move, Mayo will eliminate 105 jobs in this leafy suburb north of Boston. For 20 years, MML has operated the lab in Andover, its only facility in New England.

News outlets reported

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Medicaid Suits in Two States Accuse Quest, LabCorp of Fraud

RECENTLY TWO WHISTLEBLOWER LAWSUITS, each alleging Medicaid fraud by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated and Laboratory Corporation of America, have become public knowledge. One case is in Virginia and the other case is in Georgia.

Both lawsuits were filed by Hunter Laboratories, LLC, of Campbell, California, and its CEO Chris Riedel. Both lawsuits involve charges of alleged fraud

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July 7, 2008 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

GI Pathology, PLLC, of Memphis, Tennessee, announced that it has contracted to be a national gastrointestinal (GI) pathology laboratory provider with CIGNA HealthCare of Hartford, Connecticut. It also has a five year, national provider contract with UnitedHeathCare.
SPENDING CUTS ADVERSELY AFFECT CANADIAN LABS
Widely-publicized errors in pathology services have caught the attention of the Canadian public. Pathologist

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