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Clinical Laboratories - Publications

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At a Glance: Wisconsin Clinical Laboratory Workforce Survey 2012 summary publication is available on the Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health Public Health Workforce Development web page

Sign-up to receive E-mail notification of new DQA memos, DQA Quarterly Information Updates, and additional health care policy-related information via the DQA Subscription Service.

DQA Information Updates - Recently published memos, CMS program letters, provider training, rules development, other

The Pharmacy Newscapsule

Wisconsin Medicaid information for Independent Labs

IMPORTANT CHANGE - Waived Tests now replaced by Search the CLIA Database (exit DHS) - US Food and Drug Administration

State Operations Manual (exit DHS) and Appendix C for Laboratories (process for surveying for compliance with regulations).

DQA Number Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for clinical laboratories are documents issued by the Division that deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under the jurisdiction of DQA.

Questions about the content of memos for laboratories, E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance.


Memo#

Date Issued

Subject

13-019 08/15/13

HIPAA Final Rule Recommendations for Facility Compliance (PDF, 127 KB)

13-009 04/10/13

Assessing Personnel Competency in Clinical Laboratories (PDF, 136 KB)

12-015 08/22/12

Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records

12-011 07/24/12

e-SOD/e-POC Initiative, Provider Search Application, and Online Posting of SODs and POCs

12-008

06/20/12

Heat Awareness

11-020

07/20/11

Heat Awareness

11-014

05/16/11

Summary of the Division of Quality Assurance Provider Post-Survey Questionnaire

11-009

03/31/11

Emergency Preparedness Flood Preparation and Response

10-031

10/23/10

Email Encryption

10-024

09/09/10

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver project announcement for 2011 and Web resources for CLIA

10-022

08/31/10

Nationwide Egg Recall

10-021

08/11/10

Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer

10-012

05/26/10

Heat Awareness

10-011

05/21/10

CLIA Requirements for Manufacturer's Recommendations and Instructions

10-007

04/19/10

Reporting Requirements Under 457.25 (1), Stats. (Joint Division Memo)

10-002

01/22/10

Certification of Approved Laboratories Performing Implied Consent Alcohol Testing

09-050

12/02/09

Staffing of Facilities and Programs During a Pandemic

09-041

10/26/09

Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory Registration System Now Online

09-040

10/02/09

For All Facilities Performing Tests on Human Specimens: CLIA Requirements

09-038

09/10/09

Physician Assistant Prescribing Rule Changes

09-027

06/22/09

Heat Awareness

03-008 - Facilities Performing Tests on Human Specimens: CLIA Requirements - OBSOLETED by 09-040

02-006 - CLIA Survey Findings re the International Normalized Ratio (INR) Calculation - OBSOLETED 04/12

Last Updated: June 30, 2014