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October 01, 2020

Health Law Daily

CMS To Streamline CLIA Certification To Expand SARS-CoV-2 Testing

  • October 01, 2020

RevCycle Intelligence (9/30, LaPointe) reports CMS is aiming to expand SARS-CoV-2 testing “by streamlining Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification and compliance.” Last week, the agency offered a “quick-start guide” that outlines “the steps laboratories must follow to apply for and receive CLIA certification, which indicates that a laboratory complies with the regulations that ensure the safety and quality of clinical laboratories.”