ACLA 2017 Annual Meeting

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., will be the keynote speaker at ACLA’s annual meeting on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, in Washington, DC.

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Statement from the American Clinical Laboratory Association on the FDA Discussion Paper on LDTs

Julie Khani to Lead ACLA as Next President

Retiring President Alan Mertz to Assume Role as Key Policy Advisor


ACLA Commends FDA Decision Not to Release Final LDT Guidance

Looks Forward to Continuing to Work with Congress and the Incoming Administration on Reform that Puts Patients First


Key Lawmakers Support the FDA’s Decision to Delay Final Guidance on Laboratory-Developed Tests

Senate Health Leadership Reacts to FDA Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) Oversight

The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

Big changes are coming to how Medicare pays for clinical lab services – here’s everything your lab needs to know about the new law. 

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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

    FDA regulation of laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) is duplicative, outside of FDA jurisdiction, and would negatively impact patient access to vital lab tests.

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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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