Clinical Labs Response To COVID-19

Addressing An Urgent Public Health Threat

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Congress Passes LAB Act

Legislation paves the way for Congress to enact meaningful PAMA reforms that will protect seniors’ access to essential lab services.

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Questions about Hospital Reporting Obligations Under PAMA?

Learn what you need to know to comply with CMS’s new data collection and reporting requirements for hospitals


The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

Here’s everything your lab needs to know about PAMA and Medicare cuts

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Economic Impact Study

With an economic impact of $100 billion, clinical laboratory services promote economic growth in local communities.


ACLA PAMA Litigation Materials and Resource Kit

CMS Ignored Congressional Intent in Implementing New Clinical Lab Payment System Under PAMA, ACLA Charges in Suit



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Policy Issues

  • Reimbursement and Coverage

    Medicare cuts to clinical labs threaten jobs, stifle innovation, and put patient access to vital lab tests at risk.

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  • Laboratory Developed Tests

    ACLA believes now is the appropriate time to develop a logical laboratory-developed test (LDT) framework that promotes innovation and advances patient care.

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  • IOAS Exception

    Self-referral leads to over-utilization, mistreated patients, and billions of wasted Medicare dollars. It’s time to close the loophole.

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