Electronic QC for quantitative automated analyzers disallowed under CLIA, HCFA says.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
ELECTRONIC QC FOR QUANTITATIVE AUTOMATED ANALYZERS BARRED UNDER CLIA, Judy Yost, director of the Health Care Financing Administration's Center for Laboratory Services, states in a memorandum recently sent to HCFA regional offices. Yost issued the memo to clarify surveyor guidelines and to bring about greater consistency in HCFA's enforcement of laboratory quality control requirements in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.
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