CMS Releases Payment Amounts for Flu Shots

October 2010
Part B Insider;10/30/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 39, p312
The article discusses the Part B reimbursement rate for influenza virus vaccine in the U.S. which was released by CMS on October 22, 2010. It outlines the Part B payment allowance for the flu immunizations and that carriers differ on whether they will cover the types of immunizations. Also discussed is the accusation of an Illinois pediatrician who was charged for accepting free vaccines intended for uninsured children and billed insurers for the vaccines.


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