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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

Modifier Trends:
87804: Check Number of Flu Strains Before You Append Modifier 59

Confirm CLIA certification for your practice; document influenza strains A and B. The plethora of influenza virus strains makes it a challenging job to test for flu. You will find yourself in difficult situations when you need to report flu testing for multiple strains. Your provider will commonly do office testing for flu. Don’t let flu testing compromise your payment. [...]