Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). The objective of the CLIA program is to ensure quality laboratory testing.

State Agency & Regional Office CLIA Contacts

Notification of Updates and Changes from MDH

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Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Guidelines and Program Letters (CMS)

Please check these websites weekly for updates:

Relevant Sites

Test Categories

CMS 116 Form


Contact MDH

Telephone Hotline: 651-201-4120
Fax: 320-223-7350

Minnesota Department of Health
CLIA Program
3333 West Division Street, Suite 212
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4557

Updated Monday, August 10, 2015 at 11:05AM