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Tdap Vaccine

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    I have a pt that has just had a baby. My OB Dr. wants to give her the Tdap vaccine. The pt is not getting it in the hospital. She will get it in the office a week after delivery. Is there a way to code it so it would not be included in the postpartum global fee?

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    i would bill it with a 59 modifier indicating that it is a separate procedure and also put a secondary diagnosis related to woundcare if that is why she is asking to receive injection.

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    If she is just coming in for the injection, the vaccine and administration can be billed. You shouldn't need a modifier.
    Pam Tienter, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CCS-P, CPMA, CPC-I, AAPC Fellow
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