Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
- This Survey will be evaluated against the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP) reference method.
- The College of American Pathologists Accreditation Program requires all accredited laboratories performing non-waived testing for Hemoglobin A1C to complete 15 PT challenges per year.
- For second instrument reporting options, see the Quality Cross Check program, GHQ.
- Five 0.8‑mL liquid human whole blood specimens
- Shipment A: April 23
- Shipment B: July 23
- Shipment C: November 12