Diagnostics Policy & Legislation

News on government policy and legislation impacting life science and diagnostics.

The measures are part of a long-term plan for the National Health Service that will be rolled out across the country to detect 3 out of every 4 cancers at an early stage.

While acknowledging the lab industry's argument had merits, a judge agreed with the government that the court had no jurisdiction in the case. 

Over several months, members of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis identified initial obstacles they believe impede diagnostic accuracy.

Diagnostic executives say the revenue-based excise tax has curtailed innovation and investment across the industry, and they expect a repeal would spur job creation.

Proposals from ACLA, CAP, and others included statistical sampling to collect hard-to-capture lab pricing data from across the industry.