CLIA '88

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CLIA '88

Abbreviation for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act Amendments of 1988.
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Use of this product, while augmenting daily QC, assists with fulfilling various quality control requirements such as Analytical Measurement Range (AMR) and Clinically Reportable Range (CRR) for linearity and calibration verification under CLIA 88, CAP, COLA, JCAHO, JCI and ISO 15189.
The minimum guidelines according to CLIA 88 (2003) require laboratories to perform external quality control at least one time per eight-hour shift.
3 in 1000 results would have been excluded by the CLIA 88 recommended imprecision (3) [[+ or -] 6 mg/dL ([+ or -] 0.
The addition of these FDA controls go above and beyond what's required of most clinical laboratories that are certified by the Federal Government under CLIA 88 (Clinical Labs Improvement Act, 1988).
Enforcement of both the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act and the Public Health Service Act [which created the CLIA 88 (CLIA amendments of 1988) framework] falls to the Department of Health and Human Services.
We offer the physician and other health care professionals the only multi-analyte chemistry system waived under CLIA 88 that meets National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines for total and HDL cholesterol screening.
The system is classified as waived or moderately complex under CLIA 88.
The enactment of CLIA 88 unraveled the comfortable existence of a few large PT providers who primarily served hospital laboratories.
To our knowledge, the Cholestech L-D-X System is still the only multi-analyte chemistry system waived under CLIA 88.
As a full-service proficiency-testing provider approved by HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration; now, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or CMS), the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene proficiency testing (WSLH PT) program also made changes to bring it into compliance with CLIA 88.
With the crucial elements of CLIA 88 unveiled, members of the lab industry are laboring to define the impact of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.
The Health Care Financing Administration HCFA) estimates the price of CLIA 88 at 1.