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Fluzone High Dose

  1. Question Fluzone High Dose
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    Does anybody know if there is another code for the fluzone high dose vaccine?
    It costs more than the regular fluzone vaccine, so I would assume there would
    be a different code.

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    Minneapolis MN
    CPT and Medicare indicates to use 90662 for Flu-zone high dose.

    "Fluzone High-Dose is an inactivated influenza virus vaccine indicated for active immunization of persons 65 years of age and older against those virus subtypes A and type B contained within the vaccine. There have been no controlled clinical studies demonstrating a decrease in influenza incidence after vaccination with Fluzone High-Dose, when compared to standard dose flu vaccines.

    There are two flu vaccines called Fluzone: Fluzone and Fluzone High-Dose.

    Fluzone is billed using CPT 90658, whereas Fluzone High-Dose is billed using CPT 90662."

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    Thanks for your response, I was trying to hard to figure out if Medicare wanted
    a special code.

    Thanks again

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    I use Q2035 when billing fluzone to Medicare.

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    my bad...the code is Q2038 for fluzone.

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