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There’s Nothing Funny About the Flu! (Except These Stories)

Feeling like you were hit by a truck, fever, sore throat, nausea, and a nose that runs like a river are only a few of the not-so-ly symptoms that can come along with playing hostess to this nasty virus. In fact, the CDC reported 56,000 influenza-associated deaths in 2012-2013 alone. The flu should be taken very seriously and there’s certainly nothing funny about it! Well, except these stories…

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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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