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Medical Laboratory Services

medical laboratoryThe Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance licenses and certifies medical laboratories, laboratory directors, and laboratory personnel in accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code, Chapter 652 Medical Laboratories. The Bureau also has an agreement with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to certify laboratories for the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) program. Surveys are conducted prior to laboratory testing in accordance with the chapter 652 medical laboratory requirements. Out-of-state laboratory inspections are conducted on-site using chapter 652 laboratory requirements, also.

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Laboratory Personnel Verification

Click here to verify laboratory personnel (ranging from
Office Laboratory Assistants to Laboratory Directors).

To review the regulations governing Medical Laboratories, please use the links below:

Medical Laboratory and Laboratory Personnel
Forms and Applications



Need to renew your laboratory personnel license?

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How to File a Complaint

Complaints against facilities in Nevada can be reported to the BHCQC in a variety of ways, including phone calls, letters, E-mail messages, and faxed messages.

When filing a complaint, individuals can provide their names or choose to remain anonymous.  If complainants choose to provide their names, they can ask that their names be kept confidential as the investigation is done.

Complaint Information (pdf)
Complaint Process Fact Sheet (pdf)

**NEW** File a Complaint Online
Complaint Form (
pdf) (word)
Facility Incident Self-Report Form (pdf)
Skilled Nursing Home/ Nursing Home Reporting Requirements (pdf)

Other Licensing Board to File a Complaint



Staff Contacts


 Other Information

 Medical Laboratory Self-Attestations

 If you are an exempt laboratory please click on the following link:

 If you are a licensed or registered laboratory please click on the following link:


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CLIA Program click here

NV State Public Health Lab
University of Nevada
School of Medicine
Savitt Medial Building
Reno, NV 89557
(775) 688-1335

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