New Medicare Waived CLIA Laboratory Tests Published


The CLIA regulations require a facility to be appropriately certified for each test performed. To ensure that the Medicare and Medicaid programs only pay for laboratory tests categorized as waived complexity under CLIA in facilities with a CLIA certificate of waiver, laboratory claims are currently edited at the CLIA
certificate level.

New test list here (pdf.)

All CLIA waived tests here (pdf.) – updated July 6, 2010

Posted in: Medicare & Reimbursement

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  1. Ava Horrell October 6, 2011

    Good day,
    I’m a new office manager for a pediatric practice in maryland. We were clia certified just over one year ago. My question to you is whether we have to renew this every year or is the certificate good as long as we practice. Just learning.I can be contacted at Thank you for helping out

    Ava Horrell

    • Mary Pat Whaley October 10, 2011

      Hi Ava,

      I’ve forwarded your question to Libby Knollmeyer, MMP’s resident lab consultant and she will answer your question via email direct to you.

      Best wishes,

      Mary Pat