The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include a new code for booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine created by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.Read More
The AMA announced that the CPT® code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel. The provisional CPT codes will be effective for use on the condition that Pfizer’s two-dose regimen for the prevention of COVID-19 in children ages 5 to 11 receives approval or emergency use authorization from the FDA.
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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 vaccine and administration codes that are unique to a new formulation of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer.
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.
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