H.R.6133 - Cytology Proficiency Improvement Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] (Introduced 09/21/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/02/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6133 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/21/2006)
Cytology Proficiency Improvement Act of 2006 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise national quality assurance standards to assure consistent performance by laboratories of valid and reliable cytology services, to include requirements that each clinical laboratory: (1) ensure that all individuals involved in screening and interpreting cytological preparations participate annually in an approved continuing medical education program in gynecologic cytology that provides each participant with gynecologic cytologic preparations designed to improve locator, recognition, and interpretive skills; and (2) maintain a record of program results.
Requires the Secretary to terminate individual proficiency testing that was in effect before enactment of this Act.