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    Question Swab for H1N1?

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    Does anyone know if there is a specific CPT code to use when an MA / Dr does a nasal swab for H1N1? Do we use the same code that we would use for the rapid test? (is that the 87804?)

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    Greeley, Colorado


    You would use 87804 if it is a rapid test for influenza A. I don't know of an H1N1 specific test...
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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