Addition of the QW Modifier to HCPCS Code 87426

MLN Matters Number: MM11927
Related CR Release Date: July 24, 2020
Related CR Transmittal Number: R10231OTN
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 11927
Effective Date: June 25, 2020
Implementation Date: October 5, 2020

CR 11927 informs you about the addition of the QW modifier to Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code 87426 [(Infectious agent antigen detection by immunoassay technique, (eg, enzyme immunoassay [EIA], enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [ELISA], immunochemiluminometric assay [IMCA]) qualitative or semiquantitative, multiple-step method; severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (eg, SARS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2 [COVID-19]]. Please make sure your billing staffs are aware of this modifier addition to code 87426.

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            Last Updated Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:00:04 +0000