AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 4 (April)

Medicine, 90707, 90716 (Q&A) (April 1997)

April 1997 page 10 Coding Consultation Medicine, 90707, 90716 (Q&A) Question We gave a patient two immunization injections in our office with the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, and the varicella vaccine. Our third-party payor told us we could only report code, 90710, Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine, because all the vaccines were identified with the single code. Since we gave two injections, can we report 90707, Measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccine, live, and 90716, varicella (chicken pox) vaccine? AMA Comment Codes in the immunization section, 90700-90749 imply a single injection for the combination listed. If...

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