Skip to Main Content
Title
Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP): A New Quality Control (QC) Option
Memo #
13-54-CLIA
Posting Date
2013-08-16
Fiscal Year
2013
Summary
• IQCP: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing a new quality control option for laboratories based on risk management. • Interpretive Guidelines: The IQCP Interpretive Guidelines, included with this Memorandum, contain procedures for laboratories and guidance for Regional Office (RO) and State agency (SA) surveyors. • Education and Transition Period: The IQCP Education and Transition Period will begin on 01/01/2014, and conclude on 01/01/2016. • Training and Education: CMS will provide IQCP
.