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  • Processing Claims With Attention To CLIA Waived Tests
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    Lacy Gaskins

Processing Claims With Attention To CLIA Waived Tests

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) process claims with attention to new Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) waived tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration, using a QW modifier.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3771CP.pdf

Subject: New Waived Tests

Number: 3771

Title: 10055

Release Date: May 12, 2017

Effective Date: January 1, 2017

Implementation Date: July 3, 2017

Special Notes: N/A

 

  • Post author
    Lacy Gaskins