Health & Science Policy

Latest AACC Position Statements

Direct-to-Consumer Laboratory Testing

DTC laboratory testing is a key element of ongoing efforts to increase individuals’ engagement in managing their healthcare, and it is critical that DTC test results are accurate and well understood. Laboratory professionals play a vital role in this process.

Advancing Personalized/Precision Medicine

Laboratory medicine is key to enabling the practice of precision medicine. Policymakers and payers should adopt policies that ensure access to and appropriate reimbursement for laboratory testing that will facilitate personalized therapeutic decisions.

Spotlight on EBOLA

Prepare Your Lab for Testing Patients With Ebola

U.S. healthcare organizations are working to have appropriate procedures and systems in place to handle suspected or confirmed cases of this highly infectious disease. To support the clinical laboratory community in this effort, AACC has developed a special Ebola resources

Discuss Your Questions About Ebola Testing With Colleagues

AACC has created an Ebola-specific listserv for AACC members to collaborate with each other about their strategies for and practical experiences dealing with suspected or actual Ebola-related laboratory testing.