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Family Practice Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Follow These Steps for Clear CLIA-Waived Test Reporting

Question: Our practice recently received a certificate of waiver from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), so we can now administer tests under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). What pregnancy tests can we now perform, and how do we go about reporting them? Georgia Subscriber Answer: When a practice receives a CLIA waiver, CMS allows it to administer tests [...]