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Sarah E. Coyne quoted in article “Millennium Health to Pay $256 Million Over Allegedly Tainted Lab Claims”

Modern Healthcare

Below is an excerpt:

Federal investigators signaled their interest in Medicare payments to lab companies last year. A special fraud alert issued by HHS' Office of Inspector General warned that certain types of lab payments to referring physicians for blood specimen collection, processing and packaging could be illegal.

“There just has been increased scrutiny of labs and many other areas of healthcare as well,” said Sarah Coyne, a partner with the law firm Quarles and Brady.