Recap of our September 10, 2014 Meeting

at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Hosted by: Maria Mattei


Top Tips for Managing Your POC Program  I  A Dialogue on Preparing for IQCPs

Top Tips for Managing Your POC Program

Kim Skala, MT(ASCP), IL


Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP): A New Quality Control (QC) Option

IQCP: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing a new quality control option for laboratories based on risk management.

Interpretive Guidelines: The IQCP Interpretive Guidelines, included with this Memorandum, contain procedures for laboratories and guidance for Regional Office (RO) and State agency (SA) surveyors.

Education and Transition Period: The IQCP Education and Transition Period will begin on 01/01/2014, and conclude on 01/01/2016.

Training and Education: CMS will provide IQCP training for RO and SA surveyors, and IQCP educational materials for laboratories.

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A Dialogue on Preparing for IQCPs

Thomas I. Koshy, Ph.D., Alere

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