In this episode of the NP Business Matters podcast, I discuss the most misconceptions and frequently asked questions about CLIA Waivers.
A CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Waiver simply allows you to do point of care (POC) testing in your practice. That POC testing must be done with tests that have received the designation of being CLIA Waived.
A CLIA Waiver has nothing to do with drawing blood or collecting specimens to send to the lab. It has nothing to do with administering vaccines, medication or other procedures in your office.
Listen in as I talk about:
- Which test are CLIA Waived
- How to obtain a CLIA Waiver
- Looking up CPT codes for waived tests
- Finding reimbursement on tests
- Obtaining waived test and more.
Make sure you listen in to the podcast for the details and then click the links below to get access to the resources.
- CMS CLIA How to Obtain Waiver
- CMS CLIA Waiver Regulations
- CDC CLIA
- CLIA Waived Test and CPT Codes (current as of May 2020) (this is a pdf download from WA State DOH. Your state website will have something similar, but they are uniform.
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