Codes Available as of April 1, 2020

  • U07.1, COVID-19, announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the new ICD-10CM Code
  • J12.81 is pneumonia due to SARS-associated virus
  • 87635 - Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]), amplified probe technique. View the AMA CPT assistant document.
  • U0001 - Test using CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus Real Time RT-PCD Diagnostic test panel  (Medicare HCPCS, accepted April 1 for services on or after February 4, 2020)
  • U0002 - Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV using any technique, multiple types or subtypes includes all targets.  (Medicare HCPCS, accepted April 1 for services on or after February 4, 2020)
  • G2012 – virtual check in by telephone
  • G2010 – virtual check in by video

Coding for telehealth visits varies by state and payer. Detailed coding information from Teresa Thompson, the AAAAI coding consultant, can be found here.

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