Revisions to Medicare Part B Coverage of Pneumococcal Vaccinations for the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 15, Section 50.4.4.2

MLN Matters Number: MM12723
Related CR Release Date: May 4, 2022
Related CR Transmittal Number: R11399BP
Related Change Request (CR) Number: 12723
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Implementation Date: June 6, 2022

CR 12723 tells you about:

  • CMS updated the Medicare coverage for pneumococcal vaccinations to align with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations
  • The ACIP recommendations vary based on patient age and risk factors

Make sure your billing staff knows about these changes to the Benefit Policy Manual.

View the complete CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters (MM)12723.

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