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Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories

Appendix C

Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services

On January 9, 2015, CMS released a Survey and Certification memorandum entitled "Advance Copy –Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix C – Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA))", S&C-15-17- CLIA.  This memorandum is an advance copy of the revised Appendix C-Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services and is effective January 9, 2015. Refer to the Related Links section for the memorandum.