The administration of the vaccines continues to be coded G0008; and the diagnosis code remains V04.81.
For children under age 3 years, the vaccine codes remain 90655 – 90657. For those over age 3, the codes are now product based and range from Q2035 – Q2039.
The code for nasal influenza vaccine remains 90660 and the administration to immune compromised patients remains 90662.
50,000 influenza deaths occur annually in the United States; many of these deaths are preventable with the vaccine.
CDC video: Why Flu Vaccination Matters: Personal Stories from Families Affected by Flu. 2014 update: Influenza Vaccine and Egg Allergy: Nearing the End of an Evidence-based Journey http://buff.ly/1tHY0wd References: JCAAI - Joint Council of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, http://www.jcaai.org