June 6 LOCS (CDC) Email

Subject: Lab Advisory: HHS Issues New CARES Act Guidance
Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals
Level: Laboratory Advisory

On Thursday, June 4, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new guidance related to laboratory result reporting specified in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The new guidance covers entities required to report, methods for submission, required data elements, data reporting and transmission requirements, and recommendations for capturing laboratory data in electronic health records. The new guidance is now posted on CDC’s How to Report COVID-19 Laboratory Data web page.

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