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Procedure Code 87210 Benefit Update

Effective for dates of service on or after January 1, 2008, procedure code 87210 (smear, primary source with interpretation; wet mount for infectious agents [e.g., saline, India ink, KOH preps]), when billed with modifier QW, is no longer a benefit of the Medi-Cal program. Claims billing 87210 with the QW modifier will be denied.


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