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CLIA - New Waived Tests

CMS released a list of new CLIA waived tests. The implementation date for these is April 5, 2004.

CPT-4 Code / Modifier Effective Date Description
87899QW 08-21-2003 Binax NOW RSV Test
87899QW 08-29-2003 Integrated Biotechnology Quick Lab RSV Test
86701QW 09-30-2003 OraSure OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test – fingerstick and venipuncture whole blood
82274QW, G0328QW 10-16-2003 Enterix InSure Fecal Immunochemical Test
87880QW 10-21-2003 Germaine Laboratories Strep AIM Tower

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