1998 Comment Letters

Below is a listing of AACC's most recent comment letters. If you have questions regarding AACC's positions, please contact AACC Government Affairs at (800) 892-1400.

11/02/98 AACC comments on OIG's revised compliance plan for clinical laboratories
   
10/26/98 AACC comments on HCFA's proposed rule establishing a PPS for hospital outpatient services
   
09/30/98 AACC writes CDC recommending that board-eligible PhDs (as of 02/28/98) be grandfathered as meeting the requirements for serving as a Clinical Consultant under CLIA'88
   
09/24/98 AACC comments on HCFA's interim final rule implementing the Medicare + Choice program
   
08/28/98 AACC comments HCFA's interim final rule implementing Medicare billing changes for skilled nursing facilities
   
06/26/98 AACC comments on S.1921, the Health Care Personal Information Act of 1998
   
05/22/98 AACC comments to OIG on proposed rule revised civil penalties for fraud and abuse
   
05/22/98 AACC comments on HEDIS'99
   
05/05/98 AACC supports extending the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award to the health care sector.
   
04/28/98 AACC comments on draft medical privacy legislation.
 
04/28/98 AACC and other health care groups write to House and Senate members opposing legislation exemption POLs from CLIA’88.
 
04/24/98 AACC writes to key members of House and Senate opposing user fees to pay for health care audits.
 
03/23/98 AACC comments on S.1368, the Medical Information Privacy and Security Act.
 
03/09/98 AACC comments on HCFA’s ‘inherent reasonableness’ payment interim final rule
   
02/17/98 AACC comments on HCFA’s proposed rule setting the Medicare and Medicaid hospital conditions of participation.
   
02/05/98 AACC comments on HCFA’s draft model ABN policy
   
01/09/98 AACC provided comments to Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) regarding S.422, the Genetic Privacy and Nondiscrimination Act.
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