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ACNM Government Relations Areas of Focus

  • Representation of nuclear physician's interests before Congress and federal regulatory bodies
  • Monthly government affairs reports
  • Electronic issue alerts
  • FDA activities with respect to review and approval of radiopharmaceuticals
  • NRC quality assurance activities
  • Efforts to influence federal funding for nuclear medicine research
  • Educational and training requirements for NRC licensure
  • Nuclear medicine political action committee

Breaking News

ACNM relays concern about Executive Order 13769, suspending the entry of alien nationals from seven countries, to the US President.  Read ACNM's letter to the president.

ACNM responds to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses (NRC-2016-0122), questioning the utility of the proposed revision.  Read ACNM's response.

Latest News

  • March 26, 2020SNMMI Encourages Legislators To Ensure Accessibility to PPE
    On Thursday, March 26, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging joined the American College of Radiology, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board and the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography in calling for an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • March 16, 2020Mo-99 Supply Update
    On Monday, March 16, SNMMI President Vasken Dilsizian, MD, released the following statement addressing how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect the supply of Mo-99.
  • March 5, 2020*Latest Update:* SNMMI Identifies NCCI Edit Errors
    SNMMI has confirmed that there are incorrect edits in the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) for several of the new and revised CPT codes that went into effect on January 1, 2020.
  • February 18, 2020SNMMI Hosts FDA Workshop
    On Friday, February 21, SNMMI and the FDA will be hosting a workshop entitled "PET Drugs: A Workshop on Inspections Management and Regulatory Issues."
  • January 30, 2020SNMMI Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill: Diagnostic Imaging and Alzheimer’s
    On Wednesday, January 29, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, the Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals (CORAR), and the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA) co-hosted a congressional briefing entitled: A New Hope: Advancements in Diagnostic Imaging and Alzheimer’s.
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