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    Prepare a paper describing: Role of government agencies in providing infrastructure of Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines and summarizing the impact will have on the macroeconomic system
    - Macroeconomic systems impacts in Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines
    - Include citations and list all references
    Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines are Guidelines in which Physicians, Nurses and other health professionals who order and monitor Laboratory tests, surgical procedures, treatments etc., must follow. These Guidelines were implemented in the late 1980's due to the soaring costs of health care. They were designed by our government to control the outrageous prices they were charging insurance companies in reimbursements.

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    //The given discussion paper is based on the 'Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines'. In the first section of the discussion paper, the role of the Governmental agencies in the diagnostic regulatory guidelines are given in detail.//


    Governments are concerned with each and every facet of health services. Seeing that the health industry has been changing rapidly and drastically, the government and its agencies should help guide the change while they are strongly affected by it.

    Role of Government Agencies in the Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines

    The safety and effectiveness of the drugs, tests, surgical procedures and medical services and products are assessed and regulated by the government before they are made available to the customers or before they are performed in the hospitals and clinics. The tests that are performed in the laboratories play an important role in providing information that can be the basis for various major operations. Gaps in the oversight of the tests that are performed in the laboratories present a threat to public health. Therefore, proper and effective rules and regular guidelines should be laid down by the government so control such mistakes.

    The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA), which amended in 1988, was enacted by the U.S. Government. All the clinical laboratories perform various tests under this act. The government has enacted this act so as to strengthen the performance and effectiveness of the clinical laboratories and to ensure the accurate and reliable tests and to remove the poor quality of the laboratory services. In the year 1995, genetic testing that is performed in the laboratories was ...

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    The solution describes the role of government agencies in providing Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines. It summarizes the impact on macroeconomic systems.