In Billing
Feb 19th, 2018
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, newly approved biosimilar biologicals with a common reference product are no longer grouped into the same billing code. This change was finalized in the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. Q5102 Replaced with Two New Codes The April 2018 update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD) includes three ...
In Billing
Mar 16th, 2012
UnitedHealthcare has expanded its coverage of Gardasil®. Effective Feb. 1, 2012, the insurer will cover the HPV4 vaccine for both females and males aged 9-26 years, according to UnitedHealthcare’s March 2012 Network Bulletin. This coverage is based on new recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in October 2011 for Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Ty...
In Billing
Jul 16th, 2010
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed/updated July 1 the CDC Vaccine Price Lists, which provide current contract and private sector vaccine prices. Contract prices are for CDC vaccine contracts that are established for the purchase of vaccines by immunization programs receiving CDC immunization grant funds (i.e., state health departments, certain large city ...