November 18, 2013 - ASM Comments on CMS Proposed Proficiency Testing Referral Enforcement Discretion
ASM provided comments to CMS regarding Changes to CLIA Enforcement Actions for Proficiency Testing Referral described in the Proposed Rule 1443-P.
The ASM sent funding recommendations to the Budget Conference Committee. The Budget Conference Committee has a December 13, 2013, deadline to negotiate the differences in spending levels for FY 2014 between the House and the Senate and to issue a report.
ASM provided comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding proposed revisions to payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2014 [CMS-1600-P] published in the Federal Register on July 19, 2013. ASM commented specifically on revisions to the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule.
October 5, 2013 - ASM Comments on CMS National Coverage Analysis for Screening for Hepatitis C Virus
The ASM submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services supporting proposals in “National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Screening for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Adults (CAG-00436N).”
The ASM submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding proposed revisions to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs for CY 2014 (CMS-1601-P), which was published in the Federal Register on July 19, 2013. ASM focused its comments on the section in the proposed rule regarding clinical laboratory services.
- July 10, 2013 - Payment Determinations for Calendar Year 2014 for New Clinical Laboratory Tests
- June 7, 2013 – ASM Signs Onto Letter Regarding the Reintroduction of the “Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance (STAAR) Act”
- May 9, 2013 - ASM Sends Letter Regarding CDC Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Infectious Disease Initiative
- March 29, 2013 - Department of Energy