’Tis the Season … for Vaccines

In response to frequently asked questions, the TMA Knowledge Center compiled this resource list for the 2009-10 vaccination season. If you have additional questions, call the Knowledge Center at (800) 880-7955.


Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B



Physicians bill Medicare Part D for both the vaccine and the administration; coverage and copays vary by the patient’s Medicare Part D plan. Use these codes:

  • CPT codes — vaccine: 90736, Zoster (shingles) vaccine, live, for subcutaneous use;  administration: 90471
  • ICD-9  code —  V04.89 or V05.8





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