CMS Updates Waived Tests

Listed below are the latest tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as waived tests under CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988).  87804QW, April 3, 2020, Sekisui Diagnostics, LLC, OSOM Ultra Plus Flu A&B Test {Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Swabs} 87880QW, November 26, 2019, Dealmed Medical Supplies LLC, Strep A Rapid Test Kit…

CMS Waives New Tests for Home Health & Hospice

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) waived tests in the recently released Transmittal 10048/Change Request (CR) 11747. Home health and hospice agencies operating under a CLIA waiver are able to perform these new waived tests. Many of the new tests are related to rapid…

CMS Releases New Waived Tests

There are some new tests that fall into the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing category. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made the announcement in Transmittal 4336/Change Request (CR) 11354, New Waived Tests.  Home health agencies and hospices may perform some of these tests, most of which are related to  testing. …

CMS Releases New Waived Tests

There are some new tests that fall into the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing category. Home health agencies and hospices may perform some of these tests, most of which are related to drug testing.  If a home health or hospice agency is performing any of the laboratory tests in the waived testing category,…