What is procedure code 90473?

What is procedure code 90473?

90473 Immunization administration oral or intranasal; one vaccine product Submit for immunization administration not accompanied by face-to-face physician or qualified health care professional counseling to patient /family OR for administration of vaccines to patients over 18 years of age.

Is there a trivalent flu vaccine?

A synthetic vaccine consisting of three inactivated influenza viruses, two different influenza type A strains and one influenza type B strain. Trivalent influenza vaccine is formulated annually, based on influenza strains projected to be prevalent in the upcoming flu season.

What does the 2020 flu vaccine contain?

For 2020-2021, trivalent (three-component) egg-based vaccines are recommended to contain: A/Guangdong-Maonan/SWL1536/2019 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus (updated) A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2)-like virus (updated) B/Washington/02/2019 (B/Victoria lineage)-like virus (updated)

How do I bill multiple vaccines?

When both an injected and an oral/intranasal vaccine are administered during the same visit, report 90471 as the initial administration code. If the provider administers multiple vaccines, report each additional vaccine administration using either 90472 and/or 90474, as appropriate to the route of administration.

Do you need modifier 25 with flu shot?

A modifier -25 may be required for the office visit when a vaccine is administered. Modifier -25 indicates that the E/M code for the office visit represents a distinct and significant service that is separate from the vaccine administration.

How do I bill a flu shot visit?

Use CPT code 90471 to code for administration be- cause the patient is an adult and this is the first vaccine administered at the visit. Link to ICD-10 Z23. Assign the appropriate vaccine code based on the product administered, a higher dose influenza vaccine. Enter charge per unit of service.

What is the name of the flu vaccine for 2020?

TABLE 1. Influenza vaccines — United States, 2020–21 influenza season*

Trade name (Manufacturer) Presentation Route
Flucelvax Quadrivalent (Seqirus) 5.0-mL MDV IM¶
High dose, egg based† (HD-IIV4)
Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent (Sanofi Pasteur) 0.7-mL PFS IM¶
Standard dose, egg based† with MF59 adjuvant (aIIV4)

Who makes the flu vaccine 2020?

Influenza Vaccine for the 2020-2021 Season

Manufacturer Total Number of Lots Released by FDA
Fluad Quadrivalent Seqirus, Inc. 19
Fluarix Quadrivalent GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals 47
Flublok Quadrivalent Protein Sciences Corporation 94
Flucelvax Quadrivalent Seqirus, Inc. 65

Is the flu shot FDA approved?

A flu vaccine containing an adjuvant was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in November 2015, for use by adults aged 65 years of age and older. The vaccine is marketed as Fluad in the US and was first available in the 2016–2017 flu season.