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Family Practice Coding Alert

Medicare Immunizations:
Ensure Tetanus Vaccine Coding Success With This Expert Advice

Hint: Report appropriate diagnosis codes to avoid denials. When your clinician administers tetanus vaccine to a patient, you will have to focus on whether or not the encounter meets coverage criteria. If coverage criteria are met, select the right vaccine code looking at type of vaccine(s) used and the age of the patient. Choose Appropriate Code Based on Vaccine and [...]