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Implementation of new influenza virus vaccine code

Physician Practice Insider, October 18, 2016

On September 29, CMS released a change request providing instructions for payment and edits for the Common Working File (CWF) to include influenza virus vaccine code 90674 (influenza virus vaccine, quadrivalent [ccIIV4], derived from cell cultures, subunit, preservative and antibiotic free, 0.5 mL dosage, for intramuscular use).

Effective date: August 1, 2016

Implementation dates:
January 3, 2017, for fiscal intermediary standard system requirements and technical design, as well as CWF and A/B MACs implementation
February 20, 2017, for FISS production implementation

View Transmittal R3617CP.

This article originally appeared on Medicare Compliance Watch.

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