The American Medical Association announced that the CPT® code set is ready for the rollout of third doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.Read More
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The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include a new administration code that is unique to a potential third dose of the current COVID-19 vaccine offered by Pfizer.
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The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include vaccine and administration codes that are unique to the COVID-19 vaccine candidate under development by Novavax Inc.
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