Oct 19th, 2009
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is preparing to launch the first government-sponsored clinical trial to determine what dose of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine is needed to induce a protective immune response in people with asthma, especially severe asthmatics. The study is cosponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and ...
In Coding
Apr 13th, 2009
Practioners and suppliers no longer need to differentiate between diagnostic and therapeutic clinical trial services on claims processed after July 10, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). For proper reimbursement, however, they need to follow recently changed Medicare Claims Processing Manual instructions to the letter. Use V70.7 for Routine Cost of ...