Labs join effort to increase convalescent plasma donations nationwide

As part of our ongoing work to support public health partners, ACLA is proud to support efforts to significantly increase donations of convalescent plasma, which has the potential to combat the virus and help save lives.

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COVID-19: Role of Clinical Labs

We’re working in close collaboration with public health partners to strengthen our nation’s response efforts.

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Addressing COVID-19 Coverage Barriers

At a time when we should be expanding access to testing, recent guidance from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury has created new barriers to access for individuals looking to get back to work and school.

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COVID-19 Data Reporting: Information For Providers

ACLA has partnered with provider organizations to develop Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on new data reporting guidance implemented August 1, 2020

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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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