Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc

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Civil actions against Health Lab Diagnostics detail impressive executive salaries

Health Diagnostics Laboratory (HDL) Inc. founder Tonya Mallory made at least $26 million while leading the blood testing laboratory that filed for bankruptcy in June. Meanwhile, HDL's marketing contractor, BlueWave Healthcare Consultants, Inc. made $223 million over a five year period while distributing as much as $68 million in kickbacks.

Millennium Health faces more legal backlash for unnecessary drug tests

Even after reportedly negotiating a $250 million settlement with the federal government for unnecessary drug tests dating back to 2012, Millennium Health's legal woes appear to be far from over.

Cigna faces $66M counter lawsuit from Health Diagnostic Laboratory

Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. has filed a counter lawsuit against Cigna, claiming the insurer owes the lab $66 million for legitimate blood-testing services.

Aetna second big-name payer to sue Health Diagnostic Laboratory

Aetna has filed a multimillion-dollar  lawsuit against Virginia-based Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. The suit alleges that the firm and its former contract sales provider, Bluewave Healthcare Consultants Inc., engaged in fraudulent billing practices.  

Cardiovascular testing labs pay $48.5 million to settle kickback allegations

Two cardiovascular testing labs have agreed to pay a combined $48.5 million to settle allegations that they paid physicians to handle blood samples, according to a release by the Department of Justice (DOJ). As previously reported, Health Lab Diagnostics Inc. (HDL) agreed to pay $47 million, while California-based Singulex Inc. agreed to pay $1.5 million.  

Health Diagnostics Laboratory to pay nearly $50 million to settle kickback allegations

Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc. has agreed to pay approximately $47 million to the government after an investigation revealed the Virginia-based company paid fees to physicians in exchange for blood samples. The investigation raises interesting questions regarding how both laboratories and the government define kickbacks.

Fast-growing laboratory cuts ties with contractor amid federal investigation

Amid a high-profile federal fraud investigation related to potential kickback violations, a Virginia cardiac biomarker laboratory has ended its partnership with BlueWave Healthcare Consultants Inc., pinning the wrongdoing on the sales-and-marketing contractor.  

Cigna sues lab for billing $84M in 'phantom rates'

Cigna has sued a Virginia-based clinical laboratory for illegally waiving consumers' fees and billing the insurer instead. Cigna claims that the "fee forgiving" practice cost it $84 million.