ACLA, AdvaMedDx, and The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Joint PAMA Implementation Letter to CMS

June 23, 2014

Ms. Anne E. Tayloe Hauswald, Director
Division of Ambulatory Services
Center for Medicare
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
Dear Ms. Hauswald,
Thank you for meeting with us on May 19, 2014 to discuss implementation of Section 216 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (“PAMA”), which adds Section 1834A to the Social Security Act to reform reimbursement rate setting under Medicare’s Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (“CLFS”).1 We found it to be a productive meeting, and we appreciated the opportunity to share with you our preliminary thoughts on implementation of the


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