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Elevating Your Lab Director Position to Hire Top Talent

Elevating Your Lab Director Position to Hire Top Talent

By: Tara Luellen, MA, Vice President of Laboratory Director Services, Lighthouse Lab Services Click here to read Part 1 of our breakdown on how to approach hiring a Lab Director Recently, we outlined the duties and importance of the Lab Director position and the...

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The Difficulties of Hiring a Lab Director

The Difficulties of Hiring a Lab Director

By: Tara Luellen, MA, Vice President of Laboratory Director Services, Lighthouse Lab Services Laboratory Directors of clinical diagnostic labs are required to meet several qualifications to be approved by CLIA and/or an accrediting body as the Lab Director; amongst...

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Is My Lab Required to Report PAMA Data?

Is My Lab Required to Report PAMA Data?

Originally put into effect in 2017, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires many labs to report private payer data for clinical diagnostic lab tests to CMS every three years. The data is used to determine median payments in an effort to bring the...

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The Difference Between EKRA and Anti-Kickback Statute

The Difference Between EKRA and Anti-Kickback Statute

While the legal intent of the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) overlaps in several areas with existing Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), EKRA is separate offense with some substantial distinctions that serve to make the law more stringent for laboratories than...

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How to Avoid Running Afoul of EKRA

How to Avoid Running Afoul of EKRA

Although the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) was first put into effect in 2018, there has been significant uncertainty concerning how the beefed-up anti-kickback rule will be applied as the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency winds down. With the DOJ now...

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Antibody Testing Reimbursement

Antibody Testing Reimbursement

How antibody testing can bolster your lab’s revenue stream With Covid-19 diagnostic testing numbers declining throughout the country as vaccines proliferate, and the Center for Disease Control recommending vaccinated individuals skip testing, now is a good time for...

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The Benefit of Neutralizing Antibody Tests

The Benefit of Neutralizing Antibody Tests

What Exactly is a Neutralizing Antibody? As more and more people in the United States get vaccinated against COVID-19, the number of new cases is falling each day. However, these vaccines are not 100% effective. The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have efficacy...

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Understanding How to Bill for COVID-19 Surveillance Testing

Understanding How to Bill for COVID-19 Surveillance Testing

Labs planning to perform regular surveillance testing should understand that commercial payors and CMS are not necessarily required to cover it. While the recent Feb. 26 Executive Order from President Biden stipulated all COVID-19 tests performed for individual...

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News & Press Releases

In the Company of Heroes: Our Values and Culture at Lighthouse

In the Company of Heroes: Our Values and Culture at Lighthouse

By Dionne Blount, versatile reinforcement for Charlotte HQ of Lighthouse Lab Services (but you can call us L.M.S.I.). When examining the things I feel knowledgeable about in my work at Lighthouse, I was led to reflect on all the things I do not know or fully...

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Learn More About Our New CEO

Learn More About Our New CEO

Mark Roth went from laid off to CEO of an industry-leading Laboratory Consulting firm in the US.   Elite Diagnostics, LLC, and Lighthouse Lab Services announced in March that they have completed a merger of their business operations. This merger creates...

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A Letter From Our Founder

A Letter From Our Founder

I am excited to announce that Lighthouse Recruiting, LLC, Laboratory Start-Up Consultants, LLC and Laboratory Broker, LLC are merging to become Lighthouse Lab Services, effective April 2018. Separately, our companies have developed innovative ways to offer solutions...

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