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Public Meeting for the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests

09/12/2016

CMS Main Auditorium, Baltimore, MD


If you will be presenting, please include that in the Additional Comments field and indicate during which Session.

This meeting is open to the general public to listen and discuss recommendations by the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests. The meeting announcement was published in the Federal Register on August 19, 2016. The on-site check-in for visitors will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016. Following the opening remarks, the Panel will hear oral presentations from the public for no more than 1 hour during each of two sessions, one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon. During session one, registered persons from the public may present recommendations on payment options for routine chemistry tests that are currently paid as Automated Test Panels (ATPs) following implementation of the new payment system for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests on January 1, 2018. During session two, registered persons from the public may present recommendations on the application process for Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory Tests (ADLTs).

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please provide your comments in writing to Glenn McGuirk at Glenn.McGuirk@cms.hhs.gov by September 6, 2016, as stated in the Federal Register, and indicate your desire to present on any or all of these topics when you register for the Public Meeting for the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests.


Time Session
09/12/2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CMS Main Auditorium
Public Meeting for the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests

The agenda for the September 12, 2016, meeting will provide for discussion and comment on specified CLFS issues relevant to the final rule, CMS-1621-F entitled, "Medicare Program; Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System," which are designated in the Panel's charter. Specifically, the Panel will discuss the following issues:

  • Payment for routine chemistry tests that are currently paid as ATPs following implementation of the new payment system for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests on January 1, 2018.
  • The application process for ADLTs.

You may attend the meeting in-person, view via webcast, or listen via teleconference (agenda to follow). Beginning Friday, August 19, 2016 and ending Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5 p.m. EDT, registration to attend the meeting in-person may be completed on-line at the following web address:

http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/FACA/AdvisoryPanelonClinicalDiagnosticLaboratoryTests.html

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please provide your comments in writing to Glenn McGuirk at Glenn.McGuirk@cms.hhs.gov by September 6, 2016, as stated in the Federal Register, and indicate your desire to present on any or all of these topics when you register for the Public Meeting for the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests.





Additional Information:
  • The conference will be held at:
    CMS Main Auditorium
    7500 Security Blvd
    Baltimore MD 21244


  • If there are any questions, please contact the conference coordinator(s).

    Glenn McGuirk
    7500 Security Blvd
    Baltimore MD 21244
    Phone Number: 1-410-786-5723 x65723
    Fax Number: 1-410-786-4490
    Email: glenn.mcguirk@cms.hhs.gov

    Rasheeda Johnson, Ph.D.
    7500 Security Blvd
    Baltimore MD 21244
    Phone Number: 1-410-786-3434
    Email: rasheeda.johnson1@cms.hhs.gov

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