US CMS Issues ‘Cease And Desist’ Letters To Labs Running COVID-19 Tests Without CLIA Certification
Facilities conducting coronavirus testing must be certified under Clinical Laboratories Improvement Act, Medicare agency says
The US Medicare agency checked on laboratories testing for the coronavirus and found 171 lacked proper Clinical Laboratory Improvements Act (CLIA) certification.
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Device Week, 30 October 2020 – Medtech Money Influences US Elections; User-Fee Negotiations Kick Off
In this week’s podcast we discuss which political candidates are getting campaign donations from the medtech industry in the 2020 US Senate and House elections, and where the FDA and other stakeholders – including the medtech industry – stand as device user-fee negotiations get underway.