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G2 Intelligence Lab Institute


Date: October 27, 2016

Time: 8:00AM - 8:30AM

Location: Washington, DC


  • Legal and Compliance Hotspots for Labs and Pathologists

In addition to regulatory changes swirling with oversight of LDTs and PAMA’s overhaul of the Medicare fee schedule, laboratories and pathologists face a host of legal and compliance challenges. This session surveys the current legal and compliance “hotspots” that labs and pathologists need to focus on now, including supporting medical necessity of tests, relationships with referring physicians, and recent fraud and abuse investigations and enforcement actions.


Karen S. Lovitch is a Mintz attorney who represents health care companies in regulatory, transactional, and operational matters. She advises them on health care regulations such as the Stark Law and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.