NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A plan for regulating laboratory-developed tests that a group of diagnostic manufacturers and labs had penned two years ago has resurfaced in the US House of Representatives with backing from a Republican and Democratic legislator.

Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) publicly released the discussion draft (see PDF below) of the so-called Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act, which is fashioned closely after a framework developed by the so-called Diagnostic Test Working Group in 2015.

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