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LCA joins in Support of Proposed Expansion of Patient Rights

Washington, DC [October 26, 2012]—Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) joins over 600 signatories in support of a proposed federal rule to expand the rights of patients to access their lab test results in a more timely and efficient manner by giving them the right to receive the tests directly from laboratories. The consensus letter was written to Health and Human Service (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, HHS Deputy Secretary William Corr, HHS Director of Civil Rights Leon Rodriquez, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Marilyn Tavenner, and Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden.

To read the letter, click here.