Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA)

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 116 Form


Contact Info

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
CLIA Program
PO Box 64900
St Paul, MN 55164-0900
Phone: 651-201-4120

Updated Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 10:13AM