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Pediatric Coding Alert

CPT® 2017:

Latest CPT® Edition Overhauls Vaccine Descriptors

You’ll also see changes to 99420 reporting. Coding vaccines based on the patient’s age can be an easy task—simply match the vaccine descriptor to the patient’s birth date and you can easily select the right code. But once the calendar turns to 2017, you won’t have that option—many of the vaccine codes in CPT® will convert to coding based on [...]