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EmblemHealth (NY) COVID-19 Vaccine and Monoclonal Antibody Infusions Policy

Effective 11/09/2020 the following are the guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccine and Monoclonal Antibody Infusions for various EmblemHealth Product lines:

  1. Commercial Plans- EmblemHealth will cover the costs that are associated with administration of COVID-19 vaccines, for In-Network and Out-of-network providers, during the national public health emergency period. Reimbursement will be based on CMS published rates. NY state-specific rules may also apply: Please click here for a NY DOH COVID-19 vaccine presentation.
  2. Medicare Advantage Plans- charges for administrating the COVID-19 vaccine should be billed to your local MAC (Part B). The MAC will reimburse claims for Medicare members with no cost share for the remainder of 2020 and through 2021 If the provider will bill the claims to EmblemHealth the charges will be denied and the provider will be informed that the charges need to be submitted to the local Part B MAC. (If you are a provider located in NY the local Part B MAC is NGS- national government services).
  3. Medicaid Plans- EmblemHealth will cover costs that are associated with administration of COVID-19 vaccines, for In-Network and Out-of-network providers, during the national public health emergency period. NY state-specific rules may also apply: Please click here for a NY DOH COVID-19 vaccine presentation.

Partial List applicable to this reimbursement policy:

For the complete policy and the complete list of applicable codes, please click here to visit the policy.

Author:

My name is Kate Patskovska, CPB. I am an Independent Medical Biller CPB (AAPC) and an owner of KR2 Medical Billing. KR2 Medical Billing is a full service Consulting/Medical Billing Business that is dedicated to educating, consulting, and overall improving the "financial health" of your medical practice.

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