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NamingSystem: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/CLIA Version:
Active as of 2022-08-25 Responsible: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Computable Name: CLIA

“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). In total, CLIA covers approximately 330,000 laboratory entities. The Division of Clinical Laboratory Improvement & Quality, within the Quality, Safety & Oversight Group, under the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) has the responsibility for implementing the CLIA Program.

The objective of the CLIA program is to ensure quality laboratory testing. Although all clinical laboratories must be properly certified to receive Medicare or Medicaid payments, CLIA has no direct Medicare or Medicaid program responsibilities.”

CMS CLIA certified laboratories will be assigned a10-digit alphanumeric CLIA identification number, with the “D” in the third position identifying the provider/supplier as a laboratory certified under CLIA.”

CLIA is maintained by CMS. It is in the public domain and free to use without restriction.

See http://cms.gov/regulations-and-guidance/legislation/clia.

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/CLIA
NameCLIA
Statusactive
Definition

"The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). In total, CLIA covers approximately 330,000 laboratory entities. The Division of Clinical Laboratory Improvement & Quality, within the Quality, Safety & Oversight Group, under the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) has the responsibility for implementing the CLIA Program.

The objective of the CLIA program is to ensure quality laboratory testing. Although all clinical laboratories must be properly certified to receive Medicare or Medicaid payments, CLIA has no direct Medicare or Medicaid program responsibilities."

CMS CLIA certified laboratories will be assigned a10-digit alphanumeric CLIA identification number, with the "D" in the third position identifying the provider/supplier as a laboratory certified under CLIA."

CLIA is maintained by CMS. It is in the public domain and free to use without restriction.

See http://cms.gov/regulations-and-guidance/legislation/clia.

PublisherCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriod
OID2.16.840.1.113883.4.7true
URIurn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.7true2022-08-25 --> (ongoing)

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2022-09-02createHTAJessica BotaAdd CLIA Identifier System per HTA; up-342