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Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories

Guidance for survey Procedures and interpretive guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services.

Final

Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: December 31, 2019

Appendix C

Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services

Refer to the related links section for the State Operations Manual Appendix C - Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Laboratories and Laboratory Services (som107ap_c_lab).                           

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