CMS Analyte Reporting
Proficiency testing is required for regulated analytes. To determine which results are submitted to CMS, the CAP follows a predefined precedence, unless otherwise specified by the laboratory. Our CMS Analyte Reporting Selections reference guide helps you navigate your way through the process. Log in to e-LAB Solutions Suite to access your current analyte reporting selections.
CMS Directive Regarding Proficiency Testing on Multiple Instruments
In response to the CMS directive, the CAP created resources to help laboratories stay in compliance:
- FAQs (PDF, 55 KB)
- Webinar: Stay in Compliance With the CMS Directive Regarding PT Testing on Multiple Instruments
- Q & A from webinar (PDF, 153 KB)
- CAP TODAY Article: Proficiency Tests on Multiple Instruments: CMS Clarifies Regs
Monitoring Performance of Glucose Meters
Beginning in 2017, proficiency testing for waived whole blood glucose on glucose meters will no longer be required for laboratories accredited by the CAP. Take a moment to review the resources below to learn about this new requirement.