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Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
While there are 18 areas of lab business that are most targeted by the OIG, CMS, and DOJ for investigation, most lab investigations will focus on one of the seven mentioned below. If your lab is selected, odds are the investigation will focus on one or more of these areas of lab compliance violations.
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Monday, November 22nd, 2021
The original Stark Law enacted in 1989 only applied to referrals for clinical laboratory services. Those self-referral provisions prohibited a physician from referring a Medicare patient to a clinical laboratory with which the physician or an immediate family member had a financial relationship.
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Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
Originally created to eliminate kickbacks in toxicology labs, the EKRA law is now being used by the Department of Justice to target various entities in healthcare, including all types of laboratories. Whether you are a research, diagnostic, or clinical laboratory, EKRA applies to you.
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Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
With a growing interest and movement in sustainability, the laboratory industry is looking at ways to incorporate changes into their processes and facilities. When done correctly, not only can these efforts impact your overall environmental footprint, but they can also have a great impact on your bottom line.
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Sunday, October 10th, 2021
One of the biggest challenges lab managers face when renovating an occupied lab is protecting current operations. Learn more about considerations for renovating a working lab and six tips for success. However, with the right team and planning, lab managers can maintain operations while upgrading their lab.
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