Minnesota 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.
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- CMS - Survey & Certification - General Information
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State Agency & Regional Office CLIA Contacts
This page lists CLIA contacts for each state agency. If you have any questions regarding CLIA, contact the appropriate state agency.
Minnesota CLIA contact information:
Minnesota Department of Health
3333 West Division Street, Suite 212
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4557