COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Code Update

The CDC announced on March 18, 2020 a new effective date for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) ICD-10-CM code of U07.1.  The effective date will change from October 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020.  Please notify your staff of these reporting changes.  Click on the following link for the complete announcement by the CDC: Announcement-New-ICD-code-for-coronavirus-3-18-2020