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Title
Publication of Final Rule CLIA ‘TEST ACT” for Proficiency Testing (PT) Referral - Informational Only
Memo #
14-23-CLIA
Posting Date
2014-05-02
Fiscal Year
2014
Summary
• Publication of Final Rule: CMS-1443-FC published on May 2, 2014. The effective date for the Changes to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988; Enforcement Actions for Proficiency Testing Referral provisions is July 1, 2014. • Effect of Changes: The changes provide the Secretary with discretion as to which sanctions may be applied to cases of intentional PT referral.
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