ICD-10 Codes- COVID-19

May 11, 2021

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS) is implementing additional codes into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for reporting to include:

 

  • Encounter for screening for COVID-19 (Z11.52)
  • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to COVID-19 (Z20.822). Unacceptable principal diagnosis per Medicare Code Edits (MCE)
  • Personal history of COVID-19 (Z86.16)
  • Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) (M35.81)
  • Other specified systemic involvement of connective tissue (M35.89)
  • Pneumonia due to coronavirus disease 2019 (J12.82)

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