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Quest Diagnostics Appoints Federal Affairs Director



TETERBORO, N.J., February 22, 2000 —

Ms. Cusick has responsibility for representing Quest Diagnostics in Washington, D.C. and maintaining relationships with key legislators and their staff as well as federal government agencies, including the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) of the Health and Human Services Administration. In addition, she represents Quest Diagnostics with the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), the industry trade association.

Ms. Cusick has been involved with health care issues for more than ten years. Most recently, she was a lobbyist for the College of American Pathologists, responsible for influencing strategies related to managed care, Medicare and laboratory medicine. Previously, she was affiliated with The Davidson Colling Group, a government relations firm, as a congressional liaison and lobbyist for corporate clients.

Quest Diagnostics is the nation's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services with annualized revenues of more than $3 billion. The testing performed on human specimens helps doctors diagnose, treat and monitor disease; enables employers to detect workplace drug abuse; and supports pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in clinical trials of new therapeutics worldwide. Quest Informatics analyzes laboratory and other medical data to help health care providers improve the care of patients. Additional company information can be found on the Internet at:


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