A large part of the Terre Haute medical industry has a new owner.
Terre Haute Medical Laboratory Inc. and Pathology Associates of Terre Haute, which is part of MedLab, have been sold to Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, also known as LabCorp.
MedLab, which is based in Cincinnati, is going through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring and has over $42 million in debt.
LabCorp is paying $10.5 million to purchase MedLab’s Terre Haute operations which include two labs and seven patient service centers.
MedLab started having major financial problems after health insurance providers cut reimbursement payments for some of the six million medical tests.
Medicare has cut reimbursement rates by more than 11% since 2010.