Wednesday, 1 August 2012

EDI 5010 Documentation 837 Professional - Loop 2300 CLIA Number

2300 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) Number

Required on Medicare and Medicaid claims for any laboratory performing tests covered by the CLIA Act

What is CLIA Number  ?

Upon certification, each laboratory is assigned an individual and unique CLIA number. Each CLIA number consists of ten alphanumeric positions. The CLIA number must be on all claims for laboratory services, or the claim will be returned as un- process able. The CLIA number must be entered in block 23 of Form CMS-1500 or the applicable electronic field.

In United States, prior to operating a laboratory of medium or high complexity the laboratory most apply for a receive a CLIA number from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Any change or addition of new methodologies used must be reported to CLIA/CMS.

The Laboratory Directory is responsible for the overall quality and function of the laboratory. The Laboratory Directory is required to take an initial 20 hours of medical education to become a laboratory directory.

The laboratory is inspected every 2 years by a CMS/CLIA designee. This is usually the Division of Facility Services for the state or by COLA which contracts with CMS to provide this service.

CLIA is an acronym for the law US "Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act" passed in 1988. It has been subsequently amended

Loop Seg ID Segment Name Format Length Ref# Req Value
2300 REF CLIA Number ID 3 R REF
Element Separator AN 1 *
REF01 Reference Identification Qualifier ID 2/3 128 R X4 = Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment Number
Element Separator AN 1 *
REF02 Reference Identification AN 1/30 127 R Print the CLIA Number
Segment Terminator ~


K3*This is sample for K3 Comments. This will be printed in EDI File~

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