Rocky Mountain State Society of American Medical Technologists

Legislative Issues

CMS considering first revisions to lab rules in 26 years.

It's feared that CMS is considering allowing nurses with a BS degree preform lab testings. It has been stated that CMS has always felt this way, but now they want to put it in the regs.

New York Department of Health

Has determined that a bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Biological Sciences is not acceptable to qualify techs who have completed a clinical MT program to for the NYS licensure exam. They now require a specific BS in Medical Technology.