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Research Modifiers Q1 And Q0

Q0 Investigational clinical service provided in a clinical research study that is in an approved clinical research study. Q0 replaces QA and QR. Q1Routine clinical service provided in a clinical research study that is in an approved clinical research study. Q1 replaces QV.

Use these two new modifiers as follows: Investigational clinical services are defined as those items and services that are being investigated as an objective within the study. Investigational clinical services may include items or services that are approved, unapproved, or otherwise covered (or not covered) under Medicare.