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VACCINE ADMINISTRATION

Carol Posted Fri 07th of June, 2013 21:28:04 PM

How do I code for the administration of Hepatitis A/B Vaccine.

SuperCoder Answered Sun 09th of June, 2013 23:00:18 PM

HEPATITIS B CODES:-
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CPT 90746; hepatitis B vaccine, adult dosage, for intramuscular use
CPT 90740; hepatitis B vaccine, dialysis or immunosuppresed patient dosage (3 dose schedule), for intramuscular use
CPT 90747; hepatitis B vaccine, dialysis or immunosuppressed patient dosage (4 dose schedule), for intramuscular use

ADMINISTRATION CODES PER MEDICARE:-
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HCPCS G0010 administration of hepatitis B vaccine when no physician fee schedule service on the same day

COMPATIBLE DIAGNOSIS CODE:-
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Use ICD-9 code V05.3 –need for other prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against viral hepatitis, if the sole purpose of the beneficiary’s visit is to receive the hepatitis vaccine.

MEDICARE COVERAGE CRITERIA:-
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Medicare provides coverage for certain beneficiaries at intermediate to high risk for the hepatitis B virus (HBV). These individuals include workers in health care professions who have frequent contact with blood or blood-derived body fluids during routine work, those with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), and persons who live in the same household as an HBV carrier. There are other situations that could qualify a beneficiary as being at intermediate or high risk of contracting HBV

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