It is still recommended, for everyone six months and older, to receive the annual flu vaccination with either the inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) or recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV).
View the Pediatrics Policy Statement on the nasal flu vaccine.
*The nasal vaccine is covered for BaderCare Plus members.
Influenza Virus Vaccine – CPT 90674
The American Medical Association (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel released the new influenza virus vaccine CPT code 90674 on 7/1/2016 for implementation on January 1, 2017. This code will be included in the 2017 CPT book.
CPT defines code 90674 as “Influenza virus vaccine, quadrivalent (ccIIV4), derived from cell cultures, subunit, preservative and antibiotic free, 0.5 mL dosage, for intramuscular use."
The trade name for CPT 90674 is Flucelvax. This vaccine received FDA approval on 5/23/2016.
Unity will cover CPT 90674 beginning on 1/1/2017.
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