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While the world waits on a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, a CPT code update containing a suite of six vaccine product and administration codes offers reason to ready your claims reporting systems.
 
 
You can add two new codes to your COVID-19 response kit, with the added bonus that the codes are applicable for seasonal flu testing as well.
 
HHS Secretary Alex Azar has reauthorized the declaration of a pubic health emergency (PHE), meaning the PHE and its special rules for providers remain in effect at least through the end of the year.
 
You can complement your COVID-19 coding arsenal with two new additions -- testing code 86413 and extra services code 99072 -- as the AMA continues to build out its CPT code set in response to the ongoing public health emergency (PHE).
 
 
Practices may have at least five new COVID-related diagnosis codes to use starting in January 2021, according to updates announced today. The new codes would be in addition to the ICD-10-CM code and guideline changes set to take effect Oct. 1 this year.
 

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