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  • Applying CLIA Standards to HCPCS Codes
  • Lacy Gaskins
Applying CLIA Standards to HCPCS Codes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) apply Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards covering facility certification to Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes, some of which are subject to CLIA, while others are not. CMS provides an updated list of HCPCS codes subject to CLIA.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3701CP.pdf

Subject: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes Subject to and Excluded from Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Edits

Number: 3701

Title: Change Request 9946

Release Date: Feb. 3, 2017

Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2017

Implementation Date: April 3, 2017

Special Notes: N/A

  • Lacy Gaskins

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