Tag: COVID-19 Vaccines

CPT Codes Created for Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

  The CPT code is the fifth created for providers to document and bill for the administration of COVID-19 vaccines, AMA announced. The American Medical Association (AMA) has created unique Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine and its administration. The vaccine from Novavax Inc. has yet to receive authorization for use […]
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Determining Revenue Code for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusion

  The COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies are being paid under the vaccine benefit. Q: What revenue code should be attached to HCPCS codes M0239 (intravenous infusion, bamlanivimab-xxxx, includes infusion and post administration monitoring) and M0243 (intravenous infusion, casirivimab and imdevimab includes infusion and post administration monitoring)? We set it up as revenue code 260 but are […]
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Physicians Call for Fair Reimbursement for COVID-19 Vaccines

Physicians are asking for adequate reimbursement for all COVID-19 vaccines and their administration, according to a new policy statement from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The statement released on Jan. 12 calls on health policymakers to require insurers to “provide adequate reimbursement for all vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, administered according to” scientific guidelines established by the […]
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CMS Releases New ICD-10-PCS Codes for COVID-19

New procedure codes do not impact the MS-DRG assignment. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released 21 new ICD-10-PCS codes that apply to the vaccination or treatment of COVID-19. These codes are effective January 1, 2021. The procedure codes introduce six specific medications that can be used for treatment of COVID-19. The drugs […]
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