Oct 14th, 2014
For administration of the influenza vaccine to Medicare beneficiaries, report HCPCS Level II code G0008 Administration of influenza virus vaccine. This code bypasses deductible and coinsurance amounts for beneficiaries. In an October 10 web post, Cahaba GBA warns, “We have seen providers bill CPTs 90741, 90472, and 90743 for the administration of the influenza vaccine. ...
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Oct 28th, 2011
The “2011-2012 Immunizers’ Question & Answer Guide to Medicare Part B & Medicaid Coverage of Seasonal Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations” is now available in the Downloads section of the Immunizations page on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website. Also available for download is a mini-poster in English and Spanish that reminds everyone that flu ...
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Oct 14th, 2011
Effective for claims with dates of service on or after May 9, 2011, Medicare will pay for CPT® code 90654 Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, preservative-free, for intradermal use. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has instructed Medicare contractors to hold all institutional claims containing 90654 with dates of service on or after May 9, ...
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Sep 29th, 2011
The 2011-2012 seasonal influenza vaccine payment limits are now available on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website. The Medicare Part B payment allowance limits for seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccines are 95 percent of the Average Wholesale Price (AWP), except where the vaccine is furnished in a hospital outpatient department. Payment for ...