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Tetanus Toxoids

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    Overland Park, KS
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    Can anyone point me to Medcare's coverage of tetanus toxoids (CPT code 90703), please? I have searched the Medicare website with no luck. Thanks.
    Last edited by dballard2004; 10-25-2010 at 02:27 PM.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow

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    type your geographic location

    I know TX has LCD on it...i pulled below from trailblazer

    Tetanus (90703, 90714, 90718) – These injections are covered when given for an acute injury to a person who is incompletely immunized.

    When a tetanus booster is given to a patient in the absence of an injury, the injection does not meet the coverage criteria for Medicare (even though it may be appropriate preventive treatment).

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    Overland Park, KS
    Thanks so much!
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow

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    glad i can help

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