AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 6 (June)

Medicine, 90737, 90744-90747 (Q&A) (June 1997)

June 1997 page 10a Coding Consultation Medicine, 90737, 90744-90747 (Q&A) Question Please Advice me on the appropriate way to report a combination vaccination including the administration of the hepatitis B vaccine and Hemophilus influenza B (HIB) by a single injection. Since there is not a combination code available, do I report two codes (ie, 90737 for the HIB, and a code from the 90744-90747 series for the hepatitis B)? AMA Comment No. It is not appropriate to report this combination vaccine with two codes. Reporting in this manner indicates that individual, separate injections were performed to administer the...

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