IQCP QUALITY ASSESSMENT: THE CRITICAL FIRST-YEAR FINDINGS

COLA – LabTestingMatters March 28, 2017: A year ago, laboratory journals, professional meetings and in-house planning were all about the  pending deadline for  implementation of the new CMS quality control option, the Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) which was replacing the Equivalent Quality Control (EQC) testing already in place. With the January 1 implementation date rapidly approaching, many laboratorians had already begun performing their risk assessments, and making revisions to their existing QC Plans (as needed).   Laboratory quality assessment schedules were revised to include QAs for the new IQCPs. (Read More)