01/13/2021: Lab Advisory: CMS Updates CLIA Surveyor Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Test Result Reporting

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On January 8, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) Laboratories Surveyor Guidance for New and Modified CLIA Requirements Related to SARS-CoV-2 Test Result Reportingpdf iconexternal icon. Please refer to the updated guidance for details.

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Page last reviewed: January 13, 2021