COVID-19

Analysis: Don’t Want a Vaccine? Be Prepared to Pay More for Insurance.

By Elisabeth Rosenthal & Glenn Kramon – America’s covid-19 vaccination rate is around 60% for ages 12 and up. That’s not enough to reach so-called herd immunity, and in states like Missouri — where a number of counties have vaccination rates under 25% — hospitals are overwhelmed by serious outbreaks of the more contagious delta variant.




AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

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.



Creating a New Paradigm for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

The National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute has awarded Vibrent Health, a digital health technology company powering the future of precision health research, the second phase of a contract to validate COVID-CARE, a digital health solution for pandemic response.


AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

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.