Board of Certification
Sept. 2014 OneLab Memo
October 01, 2014
Read the latest news from the ASCP.
ePolicy News October 2014
September 29, 2014
House Subcommittee Examines FDA’s Plan to Regulate LDTs
Last month, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing to learn more about the highly anticipated guidance outlining the plan by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate laboratory developed tests (LDTs). In July, the FDA notified Congress of its intent to issue two draft guidance documents regarding the oversight of LDTs.
ePolicy News September 2014
September 04, 2014
ASCP Opposes CMS Consolidation of Prostate G-Codes, Use of Outpatient Data, Supports Restructuring of Misvalued Code timeline, and LCDs
ASCP submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for CY 2015 on Sept. 2. In a letter to the Agency, ASCP outlined its opposition to the Agency’s plans to consolidate its four prostate biopsy G-codes, utilize hospital outpatient data to reduce physician payment rates, and revamp the Local Coverage Decision process.
Application Dates for the International Technologist in Hematology Examination
August 27, 2014
Applications for the International Technologist in Hematology, H(ASCPi) examination will be accepted starting Sep. 1, 2014, and qualified applicants may sit for the examination starting Oct. 1, 2014.
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