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. ...
Jun 11th, 2014
The American Medical Association (AMA) released on June 6 a handful of new or revised CPT® Category II codes. A change to an existing code under Patient History was implemented January 1, 2014: 1040F  DSM-VTM5* criteria for major depressive disorder documented at the initial evaluation (MDD, MDD ADOL) Under Diagnostic/Screening Processes or Results, two Category II ...