Monday, April 11, 2011

Vaccine administration cpt code changes

2011 CPT CHANGES


Codes 90465, 90466, 90467,90468 deleted, new replacement codes added for patients 18 years of age and under

 
New codes to report vaccine administration
90460 Immunization administration through 18 years of age via any route of administration, with counseling by physician or other qualified health care professional; first vaccine/toxoid component
90461 Immunization administration through 18 years of age via any route of administration, with counseling by physician or other qualified health care professional; each additional vaccine/toxoid component

 
Deletion of 90663 and 90470
H1N1 products (90663) developed for the 2009 H1N1 pandemic have expired and should not be used.

Reformulated seasonal flu vaccines that incorporate the H1N1 virus and related viruses should be reported with the seasonal influenza vaccine codes (90655) and vaccine administration codes (90460, 90461, 90471-90474) AND NOT 90663 and 90470

 
New codes to report a pandemic formulation of the influenza virus vaccine
90666 Influenza virus vaccine, pandemic formulation, split virus, preservative free, for intramuscular use

90667 Influenza virus vaccine, pandemic formulation, split virus, adjuvanted, for intramuscular use

90668 Influenza virus vaccine, pandemic formulation, split virus, for intramuscular use.

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