ACLA filed a motion arguing that HHS' PAMA data collection process is flawed. It follows a July decision that overturned a lower court's dismissal of ACLA's lawsuit.
Under the contract, which is worth up to $45 million, Selux is developing a technology for automated, high-throughput antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
The director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority has launched two new funding programs in the past three years.
The organizations noted in a letter to HHS and FDA that they "believe the agency's actions may in fact inflict greater harm on patients and impede innovation."
The award will fund optimization of the Hemopurifier exosome isolator, with an eye towards developing applications in cancer research and clinical care.
As regulatory changes and technical advances reshape the clinical lab, directors are seeing a shift in responsibilities and the expertise required for the job.
The ruling overturned a lower court decision that blocked ACLA's suit challenging the data collection process used by CMS to set test prices under PAMA.
The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing.
The collaboration between 15 federal and state groups used a workshop format originally developed by CDC to help other countries with their One Health issues.
The American Academy of Family Physicians said that the changes being considered by CMS would increase the financial burden on laboratories.