U0001 - Cdc 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-ncov) real-time rt-pcr diagnostic panel For services beginning February 4, 2020, Medicare has created two HCPCS codes to report testing for this particular strain of the coronavirus,

U0001: CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus Real Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Test Panel

U0002: 2019-nCoV Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV (COVID-19), using any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets)

Claims for tests performed prior to February 4, 2020 would be reported with 87999 “Unlisted microbiology procedure.”


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