Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988

CLIA background information, test issues, laboratory director qualifications, quality control (QC), etc.

CLIAC Meeting Summaries

Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP)

September 8, 2015 - ASM Poses Questions to CMS on Implementation of IQCP
The ASM submitted questions to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the implementation of Individualized Quality Control Plans (IQCPs) in the clinical microbiology laboratory.  The answers sought will allow ASM to assist clinical microbiologists prepare for implementation of their own IQCPs by the deadline of January 2016.