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camedbill

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Laboratory codes
« on: April 14, 2011, 01:32:25 PM »
Does anybody know if Medicare pays for codes 87110 and 87081?  We keep getting denied as 'this provider was not certified /eligible to be paid for procedure'  eventhough we are billing them with a valid Clia #.
Thanks in advance for your help

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Re: Laboratory codes
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2011, 02:24:54 PM »
Both are reimbursable codes.  Have you called customer service to make sure the clia # was received on the claim or to inquire exactly what is wrong?  That is what I would do.

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Re: Laboratory codes
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011, 02:56:15 PM »
I did and they told me the provider's clia is not certified for these tests.  Thank you Michele!

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Re: Laboratory codes
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2011, 06:48:23 AM »
Does the provider have a CLIA Waiver, and are these tests not CLIA waived tests??
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