CMS COVID-19 Reporting Requirements for CLIA Laboratories

Published: 09/18/2020

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • 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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