DOJ Progenity Resolves US DOJ Billing, Past Practice Investigations for $35.8M Along with the federal settlement, the company will also pay an additional $13.2 million to settle civil claims by different state attorneys general. Agendia Settles Allegations of Medicare Fraud for $8.25M The US DOJ alleged that the company conspired to "artificially delay" ordering its MammaPrint test in order to circumvent Medicare's 14-day rule. UTC Labs, Principals Agree to Pay $42.6M in PGx Testing Fraud Case According to the DOJ, the company also accepted a 25-year ban on participating in any federal healthcare program. Myriad Genetics Settles Improper Medicare Billing Complaint for $9.1M The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing. Former Illumina Accountant Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Martha Bustos allegedly helped a friend gain millions by tipping him off with confidential information in advance of Illumina's quarterly reports. Feb 12, 2019 GenomeDx Biosciences to Pay $2M to Settle Allegations of Improper Medicare Billing Jul 5, 2018 Reported DNA Testing on Migrants Raises Questions, Concerns Premium May 18, 2018 DOJ Investigating Genomic Health for Compliance Issues With Medicare Billing Regulations Apr 20, 2018 Biotheranostics Settles False Claims Allegations With DOJ for $2M May 15, 2017 OIG Tracking Fraud, Inappropriate Use Within Rapidly Growing Genetic Testing Industry Premium Dec 31, 2015 Pathway Genomics to Pay $4M to Settle Kickback Allegations Nov 3, 2014 Bio-Rad Resolves Foreign Corruption Investigation; Will Pay $55M to SEC, DOJ Sep 30, 2014 US Investigation into Agilent's China Operations Concludes Without Actions Sep 9, 2013 Agilent Investigating Possible Business Infractions in China; Discloses Additional 250 Layoffs Apr 17, 2013 SCOTUS Justices Struggle to Draw Line between Isolated DNA, cDNA in Gene Patent Hearing Premium Aug 22, 2012 Federal Circuit Judges Considered USPTO Policy, Industry Impact in Ruling on Myriad's Gene Patents Premium Jul 25, 2012 At Federal Circuit Hearing, Plaintiffs in Myriad Case Fight to Keep Gene Patentability Issue on the Table Premium Mar 1, 2012 Bruker Investigation Finds Employees Bribed Chinese Officials Jan 31, 2012 FIU, Pressure Bio Get $349K in DOJ Funding for Rape Kit Improvement Apr 6, 2011 At Appeals Hearing, Myriad Outlines Stance on BRCA IP Rights for Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium Nov 3, 2010 US DoJ Argues Against Patenting Isolated Genes, But USPTO Will Maintain Status Quo Premium Nov 3, 2010 Patents, Regulation, Reimbursement: Myriad Reflects on Impact of Key Events on Future Business Premium Nov 3, 2010 In Australian BRCA Patent Challenge, Plaintiffs Not Satisfied With Myriad's IP Gift Premium Nov 1, 2010 USDOJ Files Brief Opposing Gene Patents Oct 19, 2010 Akonni Lands $500K DOJ Grant Breaking News Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More UK Government Suspends SARS-CoV-2 PCR Testing at Laboratory Due to Potential Erroneous Results The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.