Q2038

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (Fluzone)

Yet Another New Medicare Influenza Vaccine Q Code: Q2034 Agriflu

Medicare Q2034 Flu Shot

Medicare Comes Up with New Flu Shot Code for 2012 Just when you thought you knew how to code for Medicare flu shots CMS comes out with another Q code for billing the influenza vaccine. The new code is Q2034 for the flu vaccine … [Read more...]

How to Bill for Flu Shots

How to bill flu shots

Billing Flu Shots to Medicare and Commercial Insurance Companies Since it is now flu season I have been getting a lot of questions on how to bill flu shots to commercial insurance companies and Medicare. The codes used for a particular vaccine will vary depending on intramuscular vs. intranasal use, age of patient, formulation, preservative free, and split or live virus. If you are unsure of what code to use I suggest looking at the package information … [Read more...]

Medicare: Video Helps Explain New Influenza Vaccine Q Codes for 2011

Coding Medicare Flu Shots

Coding for Medicare Flu Shots Q2035, Q2036, Q2037, Q2038 New Medical Billing Guidelines Watch the coding for Medicare flu shots video and learn that as of January 1, 2011 if you bill Medicare CPT Code 90658, for the Influenza Virus Vaccine, you will not get paid. Medicare has established five separate influenza vaccine Q Codes to distinguish between the brand-names of influenza vaccines. … [Read more...]

Medicare Codes for Flu Shots: Q2035, Q2036, Q2037, Q2038

Medicare Flu Shots

New Medicare Influenza Vaccine Q Codes for 2011 Effective January 1, 2011 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will no longer recognize and no longer reimburse CPT Code 90658 Influenza Virus Vaccine, Split Virus for flu shots. CMS has established five separate influenza vaccine HCPCS codes to distinguish between the brand-names of influenza vaccines for governmental tracking purposes. Make sure to use these new codes in your medical billing. … [Read more...]