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- Nov 17, '09 by NRSKarenRNSee icons next to members names:
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Thanks for your understanding.Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Nov 18, '09
- Nov 17, '09 by RNRutROWhat is CLIA? I'm sorry, I don't know the "lingo"
- Nov 18, '09 by NRSKarenRNQuote from rnrutroclinical laboratory improvement amendments (clia)what is clia? i'm sorry, i don't know the "lingo"
the objective of the clia program is to ensure quality laboratory testing. although all clinical laboratories must be properly certified to receive medicare or medicaid payments.
waived tests are defined to:
- employ methodologies that are so simple and accurate as to render the likelihood of erroneous
- pose no reasonable risk of harm to the patient if the test is performed incorrectly;
- are cleared by the food and drug administration for home use.
waived tests include dipstick and tablet testing, glucose testing, protime machine use, hemocult etc
see fda: clia waivers
- Nov 23, '09 by DriBakWhat is the reimbursement rate for an INR/PROTIME done with a CoaguCheck or InRatio ?
- Feb 24, '10 by premierhhcI am not a nurse but i use to work for an agency that would bill CLIA through a third party. I was wondering if there's a way to apply and bill for CLIA directly and not go through a third party billing company.
- Feb 24, '10 by premierhhcQuote from homehealthguruFeel free to pm me for my personal email. Looking forward to hearing from you.
I was going to send you a PM but i don't have that feature. I'm interested to learn how to bill for CLIA directly and the process of applying for the Part B number. I'm located in Illinois. Thank you.