Comment Letters

AACC continually tracks legislative and regulatory issues of importance to clinical laboratories and the clinical laboratory profession. Recently we commented on a wide range of topics to federal and state authorities. For more information, contact AACC Government Affairs.

2017 Legislative and Regulatory Issues

AACC joins with lab community in seeking PAMA delay

10.06.17

AACC Seeks Delay in PAMA Implementation

10.03.17

AACC Supports Proposed Changes to the 14-Day Rule

09.08.17

AACC Recommends CMS Include Hospital Payment Data in New Payment Rates

08.31.17

AACC provides feedback to CMS regarding new 2018 CPT codes

08.11.17

AACC provides comments to NQF regarding its draft diagnostic quality and safety report

07.10.17

AACC joins with the March of Dimes and other healthcare groups in opposing spending cuts in federal newborn screening programs

07.07.17

AACC endorses S.794, the Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2017

06.12.2017

ACC submits comments to Reps. Bucshon and DeGette regarding the Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act

04.06.2017

AACC joins the Friends of AHRQ in backing continued funding for the agency

04.05.2017

AACC joins with the March of Dimes and others in supporting funding for newborn screening

04.04.2017

AACC joins Laboratory Community in seeking PAMA Delay

03.24.2017

AACC submits testimony to House panel urging funding of harmonization

03.08.2017

AACC and allies urge legislators to fund harmonization of clinical lab test results

03.03.2017

AACC joins with other healthcare groups supporting funding to combat the Zika virus

2.10.2017

AACC joins with March of Dimes and others supporting continued federal funding for newborn screening activities

2.10.2017

AACC joins with the Friends of AHRQ supporting continued federal health research funding

2.10.1017

AACC endorses H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act

02.03.2017

AACC endorses S.260, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act

02.03.2017

AACC joins 170 professional societies encouraging the continued free flow of scientific information across borders

01.31.2017

AACC Endorses Bill Repealing Medical Device Excise Tax

01.17.2017