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Pathology and Laboratory New Waived Tests

Effective date: April 1, 2018

Below, is an update of The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) waived tests.

The CPT® codes added to the list must have the modifier QW to be recognized as a waived test. CMS changes the CPT® codes covered under CLIA (and thus requiring certification) each year. More details, including the list of new codes, are available in MLN Matters® article MM10418.