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billing for influenza a and b lab tests

  1. Default billing for influenza a and b lab tests
    Medical Coding Books
    Has anyone had any carrier denials when billing for both a and b test?
    87804 & 87804-59. Billing from a primary care office.
    Thanks for your assistance.

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    We are also using modifier QW on both to indicate a CLIA Waived office. Most carriers will not pay for tests outside of a lab unless the office has a CLIA certificate.
    Barbara Haskins CPC

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