• The Clinical Laboratory Program (CLP) conducts laboratory inspections, both for state licensure and Federal certification under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA). CLP is responsible for related survey activities and regulatory interpretations.

    In addition, CLP provides some technical assistance to facilities and other agencies' policy and procedure development; investigates complaints; validates "deemed" status accrediting agencies; and when appropriate, undertakes enforcement actions. CLP also monitors blood usage by transfusion facilities within the Commonwealth, investigates transfusion reactions, approves Health Promotion Screening events, provides speakers for various scientific organizations, and supports various special projects sponsored by the Federal government and/or the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    The CLIA Application can be downloaded from the Federal site for all forms, http://www.cms.hhs.gov/CMSForms/CMSForms/list.asp. The form number is CMS 116 Clinical Lab Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Application for Certification.

    Contact Information

    Clinical Laboratory Program
    99 Chauncy Street
    Boston, MA 02111
    Tel: 617-753-8438
    Fax: 617-753-8240

    Director
    Pam Waksmonski, MS, MT(ASCP), PMP, CRA


    This information is provided by the Clinical Laboratory Program within the Department of Public Health.

Recommended Content

People also viewed...

You recently viewed...

Personalization is OFF. Your personal browsing history at Mass.gov is not visible because your personalization is turned off. To view your history, turn your personalization on.

Learn more on our .

*Recommendations are based on site visitor traffic patterns and are not endorsements of that content.