The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a request for information about the Clinical
Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988 regulations. CMS seeks information from the community on the following topics:
- Revisions to personnel regulations,
- Proficiency testing referral,
- Histocompatibility Regulations, and
- Fee Regulations.
CMS intends to consider public comments for drafting proposals, in consultation with CDC, to update the existing CLIA regulations for future rulemaking.
The Requests for Information: Revisions to Personnel Regulations, Proficiency Testing Referral, Histocompatibility Regulations and Fee Regulations under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 is now published on the federal register. CMS must receive comments no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 12, 2018. To make comments, visit the Regulations.gov website. — 01/09/2018