Statements and Testimony - 2008

  • June 26, 2008 - ASM Comments on “Laboratory Medicine: A National Status Report”
    The PSAB Committees on Professional Affairs and Laboratory Practices sent comments to the Battelle Memorial Institute regarding its draft report “Laboratory Medicine: A National Status Report” prepared for the Division of Laboratory Systems, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • June 13, 2008 - ASM Submits Comments to CMS on Proposed Rule on Hospital Acquired Infections
    The ASM submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding its proposed rule, "Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2009 Rates" which was published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2008. ASM focused its comments on the section in the proposed rule regarding hospital acquired infections.