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    What would the EM code be for coming in just for immunizations?
    Should the diagnoses codes for Hep B, Hep A, TD, and oral typhoid be 999.9?::

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    Madison Area Chapter in Madison WI
    If the patient received just the immunizations, the appropriate administration code(s) would be billable. If an E/M service was provided in addition to the immunization, you could bill an E/M, but keep in mind, the documentation must support that "a significant, separately identifiable" E/M was provided.
    Happy Coding, Claudia

    Claudia Yoakum-Watson, CPC
    Coding, Compliance, & Reimbursement Solutions
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    check the v codes for your diagnoses

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    Thank you all for your help.

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    coming in just for immunizations

    no E/M would be coded unless there was something significant and seperately identifable - say i.e. you took BP and it was elevated ... an E/M service is warranted.

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