What Happens in Washington Does NOT Stay in Washington: Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Update

10/23/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00PM (Americas) Central Time (US & Canada)

Rick L. Panning, MBA, MLS (ASCP)CM, Senior Administrative Director, Laboratory Services, HealthPartners

Many aspects of the legislative and regulatory environment influence our nation’s clinical laboratories. The workforce shortage for laboratory professionals continues to worsen which further impacts access to quality testing. This session will provide an update on key activities in Washington DC that directly affect the healthcare and laboratory environments.

Objectives:

  • Describe the current status of the Preserving Access to Medicare Act that impacts our laboratories
  • Summarize current initiatives to address laboratory workforce shortages
  • Review current legislative initiative to address Laboratory Developed Tests

​This session provides 1 contact hour through P.A.C.E.® and the state of Florida. Sysmex America is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program.

Sysmex America is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program.

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