Codes and assignments are changing so quickly during this public health emergency, and in the beginning there was not a specific ICD-10-CM code for our current strain of COVID. Under the circumstances, the CDC provided a document the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines - Supplement Coding encounters related to COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak 2/20/2020-3/31/2020 and that document [...]
The CDC has issued an updated ICD-10-CM Official Coding and Reporting Guideline for April 1, 2020-September 30, 2020. This addition includes clear guidance to reporting COVID. Reach out for more information.