Pennsylvania Clinical Laboratory Act

Written by Samantha Kingsbury and Karen Lovitch

New legislation enacted last month will change the way many laboratories do business in Pennsylvania.  Senate Bill 1042 (SB 1042), which amends Pennsylvania’s Clinical Laboratory Act (the Act), now prohibits several practices that are common across the clinical laboratory industry, including placement of laboratory employees in physician offices.  Because SB 1042 applies to all laboratories, regardless of where they are headquartered, its potential impact is far-reaching and likely will cause laboratories to reevaluate their business models and practices in the Commonwealth. Continue Reading Changes Ahead for Laboratories Doing Business in Pennsylvania