FDA Approves Flu Vaccines
The 2008-2009 seasonal influenza vaccines, including new strains of the virus, are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AMA eVoice reports Aug. 14. Visit the FDA Web site for more information, including a list of vaccines and their manufacturers. You can also view FDA approval information for each vaccine.
If you report immunizations, be sure to review the influenza virus CPT® codes, 90665-90663, before the immunization season starts. Also, communicate with your payers about changes to reporting, adjudication, and payment.