February 18, 2022
Updates to COVID-19 Regulations
AHPA continues to follow new COVID-19 regulations, guidance and other government actions. The updates below are the latest developments to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
New HCPCS Code for Outpatient Convalescent Plasma
CMS has released a new HCPCS code for convalescent plasma in the outpatient setting. HCPCS code C9507 may be used for treatment delivered on or after December 28, 2021
FDA Authorizes Antibody Against the Omicron Variant
The FDA has paused fast-tracking the Pfizer vaccine for kids under five. The Agency has decided to wait for the full set of data that shows whether two or three shots are needed for the age group. Pfizer expects the data to be ready by early April.