The Center for Disease Detection (CDD) is an active member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Model Proficiency Program for HIV. CDD is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), holds a CLIA License for interstate testing, and is able to serve all states. As required by state regulation, CDD also maintains separate licenses in the states of New York, California, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).  2011-2013 , 2013-20152015-2017

The College of American Pathologists The College of American Pathologists The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care.



New York State Department of Health Clinical Laboratory Permit The Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP) seeks to ensure the accuracy and reliability of results of laboratory tests on specimens obtained within the state through on-site inspections, proficiency testing and evaluation of the qualifications of personnel of state permit-holding clinical laboratories and blood banks.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) Health care facilities in California are licensed, regulated, inspected, and/or certified by a number of public and private agencies at the state and federal levels, including the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). These agencies have separate — yet sometimes overlapping — jurisdictions.  L&C is responsible for ensuring health care facilities comply with state laws and regulations.

State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Our mission is Better Health Care for All Floridians, and together we are responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program, for the licensure and regulation of health facilities and for providing information to Floridians about the quality of the health care they receive in Florida.


Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene The Maryland Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) licenses and certifies Maryland state health care facilities. Through licensing, a facility gains the authority to operate or do business in the state; through certification, a facility obtains the right to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.


Pennsylvania Department of Health Clinical Laboratory Permit The Division of Laboratory Improvement implements state and federal laboratory licensure laws, which apply to the more than 8,000 clinical laboratories in Pennsylvania.  On-site inspections, proficiency assessment and personnel training are used to help assure that laboratories are generating accurate and reliable results.

West Virginia Office of Laboratory Services West Virginia Office of Laboratory Services is dedicated to the promotion and protection of West Virginia’s public health by supporting state and local infectious disease control efforts through diagnostic testing, preventing metabolic disorders detectable at birth, and assuring the quality of testing in clinical and environmental laboratories.