Judith Posted Thu 17th of March, 2011 20:06:22 PM
It is for pain management
SuperCoder Answered Mon 21st of March, 2011 03:12:35 AM
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are used to identify medical tests and procedures including laboratory tests. A QW modifier is added to a CPT code to identify the test as a CLIA waived procedure.
The CPT code for Prothrombin Time (PT) is as follows:
85610 CPT code for Prothrombin Time.
QW Modifier indicating this is a waived test.