08/29/2020: Laboratory Update: CMS Publishes New CLIA FAQs

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Subject: Laboratory Update: CMS Publishes New CLIA FAQs

Level: Laboratory Update

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published two new frequently asked questions (FAQs) – one about university surveillance and one about point-of-care antigen testing for asymptomatic individuals.

To view the new FAQs, visit the CMS Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) pageexternal icon and look in the “Downloads” section.

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If you have any questions, please contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

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The Laboratory Outreach Communication System

Laboratory Outreach Communication System | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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