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New ICD-10 Codes for Reporting COVID-19 Therapeutics, Vaccination Status Effective April 1

For finance & reimbursement staff, health information managers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will implement three new ICD-10 diagnosis codes for reporting COVID-19 vaccination status, effective April 1, 2022. Additionally, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement seven new ICD-10 procedure codes for COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines, effective April 1, 2022.

More information on the ICD-10 Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups version 39.1 zip file and ICD-10 MS-DRG V39.1 Grouper Software to accommodate these new diagnosis and procedure codes for discharges on or after April 1, 2022, can be found on the CMS web page.