Sep 9th, 2015
School is in session, and you know what that means: Flu and cold season is off and running! Patients will soon be coming to your physician office in droves to receive their influenza and, possibly, pneumococcal vaccines. Below are the 2015-2016 payment allowances for the listed CPT® and HCPCS Level II Q codes when payment is ...
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. ...
In CMS
Feb 27th, 2009
Beginning Jan. 1, 2009, under the Outpatient Perspective Payment System (OPPS), payment allowance limits for specified covered outpatient drugs are paid at the average sales price (ASP) plus 4 percent. ASP Amount for OPPS Changed was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...