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Medicare: Video Helps Explain Influenza Vaccine Q Codes

Coding for Medicare Flu Shots Q2035, Q2036, Q2037, Q2038 Medical Billing Guiines Watch the coding for Medicare flu shots video and learn that as of January 1, 2011 if you bill Medicare CPT Code 90658, for the Influenza Virus Vaccine, you will not get paid. Medicare has established five separate influenza vaccine Q Codes to distinguish between the brand-names of influenza vaccines. The HCPCS code G0008 Administration of Influenza Virus Vaccine must still be used for the administration of the Continue Reading

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Medicare Codes for Flu Shots: Q2034, Q2035, Q2036, Q2037, Q2038

Medicare Influenza Vaccine Q Codes The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) no longer recognizes and does not reimburse CPT Code 90658 Influenza Virus Vaccine, Split Virus for flu shots. CMS has established six separate influenza vaccine HCPCS codes to distinguish between the brand-names of influenza vaccines for governmental tracking purposes. Make sure to use these new codes in your medical billing. Although the new Medicare codes distinguish between vaccine brands for Medicare, the HCPCS code G0008 Administration of Influenza Virus Vaccine Continue Reading

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Coding for the Flu Shot: Three Vaccines, One Code

H1N1 and Flu Vaccine Coding Made Easy The 2010 flu vaccine was selected by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to contain three vaccines in one single shot which makes medical billing a breeze this season.  The FDA has determined that one single flu shot containing vaccines for the H1N1, H3N2 and B/Brisbane influenza viruses should be sufficient to ward off this coming season’s most common circulating viruses and to protect the community.  A single flu shot means a Continue Reading

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