February 11, 2019

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Professional Claim Reimbursement for Hepatitis A Vaccine

TO: All Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, FQHCs, RHCs

In response to the hepatitis A outbreak identified by the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Medicaid has started covering the hepatitis A vaccine for recipients ages 19 and older. Procedure code 90632 should be billed. Please refer to Provider Billing Manual Chapter 28 – Physicians and Appendix H – Physician Administered Drugs for details about vaccine billing.

As a reminder, Alabama Medicaid covers the administration fee for the hepatitis A vaccine for recipients ages 18 and under. Please refer to the Provider Billing Manual Appendix A – Well Child Visit (EPSDT) for details about billing Vaccines for Children (VFC).

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