House Passes 1-Year Delay of PAMA Reimbursement Cuts
NILA is thrilled to share that, thanks to your unwavering advocacy and grassroots efforts, we have achieved a victory for laboratories! Today, the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded past the November 17, 2023, deadline, which included a one-year delay to the impending PAMA reimbursement cuts that were set to take effect on January 1, 2024. This vote is the first step in the process for the funding bill, which is expected to be taken up in the Senate later this week. We will keep you posted on its progress!
While celebrating this victory, we are not losing sight of our ultimate goal: the full passage of SALSA in 2024. The one-year delay is a strategic advantage, providing us with more time to intensify our efforts and strengthen our relationships with members of Congress for the long-term solution that SALSA represents. Let’s carry this momentum forward and continue our fight to protect the clinical laboratory landscape and its contributions to the safety and health of Americans!