Rennova Health's Epic Reference Labs Receives Accreditation From College of American Pathologists

WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/18 -- Rennova Health, Inc. (OTCQB: RNVA), (OTCQB: RNVAW) ("Rennova" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated provider of industry-leading diagnostics and supportive software solutions to healthcare providers, that opened its first rural hospital in Oneida, Tenn. in August 2017, announces that its flagship Laboratory, EPIC Reference Labs, Inc. (EPIC) has successfully met the Laboratory Accreditation Program Standards for Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). EPIC has been operating as a urine toxicology testing laboratory in Riviera Beach, Fla. since 2015.

Under the CAP Accreditation, EPIC has been accredited for the following testing services: All Common, Chemistry, Director/Organizational Assessment, Hematology, Immunology, Laboratory Central, Special Chemistry, Toxicology and Urinalysis. Subspecialty accreditation was also granted for Endocrinology, General Immunology, Hematology, Routine Chemistry, Toxicology, Urinalysis and Syphilis Serology.

"This accreditation is testament to the standards of quality and accuracy that we deliver to our diagnostics customers, and is evidence of the capabilities of our laboratory division staff," said Seamus Lagan, CEO of Rennova. "We believe that growth in our diagnostics business will be based on the quality of service we provide combined with payer contracts. We are pleased with our achievements in both of these areas.

"On behalf of Rennova Health, I would like to congratulate the facility's director Dr. Carlos M. Ricart for this national achievement and for the excellent service provided by his staff," Mr. Lagan added.

Rennova opened EPIC in early 2015 with a focus on standard clinical diagnostics and significant capacity for urine toxicology testing services with automated sample preparation and 10 Liquid chromatography-mass-spectrometry (LC-MS) machines in place. This facility enabled the Company to combine the work of three Florida-based labs into one and created numerous efficiencies in doing so. The laboratory has secured a number of in-network contracts with payers over the past two years and has 13 contracts in place with various payers including a national contract with United Healthcare. It also is registered with Medicaid in 26 states.

In addition to offering its proprietary electronic health records (EHR) and revenue cycle management services, Rennova offers its customers a complete integration of its suite of services.

The U.S. federal government recognizes the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960s, as being equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program. During the CAP accreditation process, which is designed to ensure the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients, inspectors examine the laboratory's records and quality control of procedures for the preceding two years. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and record, and overall management.

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