';


Title 42 Part 493 → Subpart E → §493.567

Title 42 → Chapter IV → Subchapter G → Part 493 → Subpart E → §493.567

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations e-CFR

Title 42 Part 493 → Subpart E → §493.567

e-CFR data is current as of January 16, 2020

Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter GPart 493Subpart E → §493.567


Title 42: Public Health
PART 493—LABORATORY REQUIREMENTS
Subpart E—Accreditation by a Private, Nonprofit Accreditation Organization or Exemption Under an Approved State Laboratory Program


§493.567   Refusal to cooperate with validation inspection.

(a) Laboratory with a certificate of accreditation. (1) A laboratory with a certificate of accreditation that refuses to cooperate with a validation inspection by failing to comply with the requirements in §493.565—

(i) Is subject to full review by CMS or a CMS agent, in accordance with this part; and

(ii) May be subject to suspension, revocation, or limitation of its certificate of accreditation under this part.

(2) A laboratory with a certificate of accreditation is again deemed to meet the condition-level requirements by virtue of its accreditation when the following conditions exist:

(i) The laboratory withdraws any prior refusal to authorize its accreditation organization to release a copy of the laboratory's current accreditation inspection, PT results, or notification of any adverse actions resulting from PT failure.

(ii) The laboratory withdraws any prior refusal to allow a validation inspection.

(iii) CMS finds that the laboratory meets all the condition-level requirements.

(b) CLIA-exempt laboratory. If a CLIA-exempt laboratory fails to comply with the requirements specified in §493.565, CMS notifies the State of the laboratory's failure to meet the requirements.