HZV


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HZV

abbreviation for herpes zoster virus. See chickenpox.
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Only 45% of the total physician group knew that the cost of HZV is reimbursed under Medicare Part D.
com), which allows physicians to electronically submit claims for reimbursement for HZV.
When asked about the likelihood that they would provide HZV if it were covered under Medicare Part B, 49% said they would be much more likely to do so, 27% said they'd be somewhat more likely, and 24% said it wouldn't change their practice.
60) Waning immunity to HZV may be at the heart of the viral recrudescence.
61) To date, postvaccination HZ-like rash has been linked to wild HZV, not the Oka/Merck vaccine virus.
Cost concerns were cited as a "major" barrier to use of HZV by 53% of respondents and as "somewhat" of a barrier by 30%.
Interesting, only 45% of the total physician group knew that the cost of HZV is reimbursed under Medicare Part D.