Interim Coding Guidance for COVID-19
The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics will implement a new ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), effective with the next update on October 1. In the meantime, CDC is providing interim coding guidance for COVID-19-related healthcare encounters. The interim guidance has also been approved by CMS, the American Health Information Management Association, and the American Hospital Association. Read the CDC Interim Coding Guidance.