US civil surgeons screening immigrants for TB will need to perform an IGRA from Qiagen or Oxford Immunotec, instead of the decades-old tuberculin skin test.

The OIG recommends that CMS direct Medicare contractors to recover the improper payments from providers and strengthen system edits to prevent further improper payments.

The increased revenues were due primarily to cardiac immunoassay sales from the newly acquired Triage and BNP businesses as well as increased sales of rapid immunoassay products.

Siemens disclosed its plans for the IPO last month. It said on Monday that as an independent company, Siemens Healthineers will have greater entrepreneurial flexibility.

The collaboration aims to eliminate barriers to testing for chronic kidney disease by standardizing the method for testing for the condition, thereby improving the comparison of test results between labs.