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CMS: Medicare, Medicaid, and CLIA Programs; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 Exemption of Permit-Holding Laboratories in the State of New York Federal Register
Mar 30, 2021 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing that laboratories located in and licensed by the State of New York that possess a valid permit under the New York State Public Health Law are exempt from the requirements of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for a period of 6 years. This exemption is effective March 26, 2021, to March 26, 2027.
Source: Federal Register
Mar 2, 2021 - Features counties that implemented transportation services to help residents get the COVID-19 vaccine, including a rural county in New York that provides residents with a free, on-demand ride service. Discusses how these initiatives reduce transportation barriers and encourage residents to receive the vaccine.
Source: National Association of Counties
Last Updated: 3/29/2021