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Family Practice Coding Alert

Medicare Immunizations:
Ensure Reporting Success For Pneumococcal Vaccination With This Expert Advice

Use different administration codes for Medicare patients. When your FP provides a pneumococcal vaccine to a patient, report the appropriate vaccine code and the administration code depending on the age of the patient and counseling provided. Also, make sure you understand the new coverage criteria for Medicare patients that allow for revaccination a year after the first vaccination. Select Appropriate [...]