Table 13: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) Classification of Family Physicians' Office Laboratories (as of April 2011)

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) Classification of Family Physicians' Office Laboratories (as of April 2011)

 Waived LabProvider Performed Microscopy LabModerate Complexity LabHigh Complexity LabValid N
 : All RespondentsWaived Lab: 61.8%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 9.5%Moderate Complexity Lab: 21.2%High Complexity Lab: 7.4%Valid N: 555
 :  Waived Lab:  Provider Performed Microscopy Lab:  Moderate Complexity Lab:  High Complexity Lab:  Valid N:  
 : Practice Location
 : Metropolitan AreaWaived Lab: 63.4%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 10.2%Moderate Complexity Lab: 20.2%High Complexity Lab: 6.2%Valid N: 431
 : Non-Metropolitan AreaWaived Lab: 53.7%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 8.9%Moderate Complexity Lab: 24.4%High Complexity Lab: 13.0%Valid N: 100
 :  Waived Lab:  Provider Performed Microscopy Lab:  Moderate Complexity Lab:  High Complexity Lab:  Valid N:  
 : Number of Years Since Residency Completion
 : 7 or Fewer YearsWaived Lab: 53.4%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 8.4%Moderate Complexity Lab: 32.7%High Complexity Lab: 5.6%Valid N: 96
 : 8 to 14 YearsWaived Lab: 60.0%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 10.2%Moderate Complexity Lab: 19.6%High Complexity Lab: 10.2%Valid N: 122
 : 15 to 21 YearsWaived Lab: 71.9%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 10.0%Moderate Complexity Lab: 12.7%High Complexity Lab: 5.4%Valid N: 99
 : 22 or More YearsWaived Lab: 61.7%Provider Performed Microscopy Lab: 9.5%Moderate Complexity Lab: 21.0%High Complexity Lab: 7.7%Valid N: 237

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, Practice Profile Survey II, April 2011