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CLIA Waived Tests

The following are the latest tests approved by the FDA as waived CLIA tests. The CPT codes for the following new tests must have the modifier QW to be recognized as a waived test.

CPT Code / Modifier Effective Date Description
86318QW 09/27/05 Instant Technologies iScreen H.pylori Rapid Test Device
82465QW, 83718QW 09/27/05 Polymer Technology Systems Cardiochek PA Analyzer (PTS Panels CHOL+HDL Test Panel Test Strips)
86308QW 10/07/05 Instant Technologies iScreen Mononucleosis Rapid Test Device {Whole Blood}
86308QW 10/07/05 Instant Technologies iScreen Mononucleosis Rapid Test Strip {Whole Blood}
87807QW 10/20/05 Fisher Scientific Sure-Vue RSV Test
87807QW 10/20/05 SA Scientific SAS RSV Alert
87804QW 11/23/05 SA Scientific SAS Influenza A Test
87804QW 11/23/05 SA Scientific SAS Influenza B Test

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