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    The CPT manual states that 90472 is for each additional vaccine. CPT Assistant, November 2000 states that 90472 is reported once for each addtional vaccine administered.

    Can someone please clarify these statements?

    If a patient presents for three vaccines all given IM, would you code:



    is 90472 just listed once?

    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P
    Compliance Auditor

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    Default injection code

    Encoder Pro says that the 90472 is to be used with each additional injection so it would be listed twice with the medication listed first.

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    Apr 2007


    We code it this way:

    90472 X # of additional vaccines (which would be posted as units)

    I hope this helps!

    Teresa Collins, CPC

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    Thanks to both of you!
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P
    Compliance Auditor

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