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New High-Dose Influenza Vaccine for Seniors

A news release from Sanofi Pasteur includes information on the first shipment of a new high-dose influenza vaccine for adults ages 65 years of age and older can be accessed at the link below. Fluzone High-Dose vaccine is payable benefit under Medicare Part B. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its various pricing files to include Fluzone High-Dose vaccine in the “July 2010 AWP NDC – HCPCS Crosswalk File” for Medicare Part B Drugs. The AWP file identifies physician administered vaccines and drugs that are payable services under Medicare Part B. Please click here to view the CMS AWP File.

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