Thursday, October 8, 2009

New CPT code for H1N1

) DATA DIGEST: New CPT code for H1N1
In response to mounting concern over the upcoming flu season, the American Medical Association has published a new CPT code to report the administration of the H1N1 vaccine. It has also updated code 90663 to include the H1N1 vaccine.
90470 — H1N1 immunization administration (intramuscular, intranasal), including counseling when performed
90663 — Influenza virus vaccine, pandemic formulation, H1N1For more details read the
press release on AMA's 2009 H1N1 Influenza Information Web site.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

IUD Coding article on

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"Capturing all necessary codes for IUD insertion and removal can be challenging"

Coding for the insertion and removal of intrauterine devices (IUD) and contraceptives has its own set of unique challenges. Lori-Lynne Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, reviews the ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS codes that coders must capture to accurately denote all relevant information for these procedures."

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