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February 2011
Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement;2/21/2011, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p39
Trade Publication
The article offers updates on the codes for the diseases and services covered in the Medicare Part B in the U.S. It reports on the medical tests that are waived by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) including whole blood mononucleosis cassette, rapid response fecal immunochemical test, and on-the-spot drug testing multi-drug of abuse urine test. It also discusses the Medicare fraud strike force which deals with false billing in the country.


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