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  1. Default 90460?
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    Hello, I have a question on the use of 90460 for vaccinations. I know this code includes counseling. Would I apply this code if Dietary Counseling or any other counseling done at same time of vaccination or only if documented vaccination counseling was done? Any clarification would be appreciated.

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    Ft. Worth, Texas
    This code is only used when vaccines/toxoids are administer. Codes 90460 and 90461 are only used for immunization administration throught age 18 with counseling.


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    Thanks for your response. I think I should have phrased my question better now that I look at it. In order to use 90460, the documentation has to clearly state that administration of vaccine or toxoid counseling was done prior to administration of the vaccine/toxoid?

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