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2014-07-31 16:27:38

Urges Agency to Avoid Guidance Which Could Stifle Innovation and Impact Patient Access to Diagnosis and Treatment WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance in 60 days to regulate laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) urged the agency to exercise caution, and expressed concern that another layer of regulation could...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

2014-03-31 20:22:41

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) - a not-for-profit association representing the nation's leading national and regional clinical laboratories on key federal and state government reimbursement and regulatory policies - voiced support for provisions in the SGR extension legislation passed by the U.S. Senate today that reform the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) by providing a more rational process for...

2014-02-04 16:29:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of ACLA -- a not-for-profit association representing the nation's leading national and regional clinical laboratories on key issues of common concern, including federal and state government reimbursement and regulatory policies - ACLA President Alan Mertz issued the following statement: The ACLA today expressed its support for a new regulation issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to be released in...


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