• Letter to Health Level Seven on Electronic Delivery of a Laboratory Directory of Services (eDOS)

    May 06, 2010
    Dr. Charles Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D. Health Level Seven, International 3300 Washtenaw Avenue, Suite 227 Ann Arbor, MI 48104 RE: American Clinical Laboratory Association Laboratory Test Compendium Framework Dear Dr. Jaffe: The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) represents national, regional, and local laboratories that collectively have an extensive history of providing the nation’s hospitals and physicians with leading-edge health information technology (IT) to streamline theContinue Reading »...
  • Comments on Device Tax and LDTs

    February 28, 2010
    See Original PDF here. February 28, 2010 Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20224 Re: Notice 2010-89 Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA), is pleased to provide these comments regarding implementation of the excise tax on medical devices in new Section 4191 of the Internal Revenue Code (the ―Code‖), as added by Section 1405 of the HealthContinue Reading »...
  • Comments on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report

    January 19, 2010
    Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Attention: Steven Posnack Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Suite 729D 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: Request for Information Regarding the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report Entitled “Realizing the Full Potential of Health Information Technology To Improve Healthcare for Americans: The Path Forward”Continue Reading »...