CMS COVID-19 Reporting Requirements for CLIA Laboratories
- Department of Health and Human Services,
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Critical Access Hospitals,
- Clinical Lab
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a memorandum reviewing the requirements for their final rule issued on August 25, 2020 which updated regulations to require all CLIA laboratories to report SARS-CoV-2 test results in a standardized format and at a frequency specified by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. These new or modified CLIA regulations apply to all CLIA-certified laboratories performing SARS-CoV-2 testing.
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