A nationally known lab (“Lab”) recently filed a lawsuit against at least one urology practice in what may be a harbinger of a new trend to attempt to hold medical practices liable for failing to collect unpaid fees from patients of the practice... Read More
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This spring, in United States v. Mallory, et al., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld a $111 million verdict against LaTonya Mallory, the owner of a blood testing laboratory, Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., (the... Read More
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Recently, the Department of Justice announced a series of prosecutions against numerous individuals, including a physician, a telemedicine executive, marketers, and various laboratory and pharmacy owners. In sum, 14 defendants across seven federal... Read More
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Louisiana, recently announced that the owner and operator of the Monroe-based Specialty Drug Testing, LLC (“Specialty”) was indicted by a Federal grand jury for violating the Federal... Read More
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COVID-19 is having a profound effect on clinical trials for medical products, including drugs, devices and biological products. Site closures, travel restrictions, quarantines, infections among participants and trial personnel, and investigational... Read More
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Pharmacists are frequently the first point of contact with a healthcare provider for many Americans. In an effort to implement large-scale testing for COVID-19, on April 8, 2020, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, HHS, authorized... Read More
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FDA Relaxes Requirements for COVID-19 Testing In early February, the Secretary of Health and Human Services determined that the respiratory disease, called Coronavirus (COVID-19), caused by the virus SARS-CoV2, is a public health emergency... Read More
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