CDC Releases Updated Coding & Reporting Guidelines For ICD-10 Code U07.1, COVID-19, Effective April 1 Through Sept 30

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Previously the CDC/NCHS provided the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guideline Supplement for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) coding, effective February 20, 2020. With the confirmation that the U07.1 code is implemented April 1, 2020, additions to the Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines were released to accompany the new code. These Guidelines appear in the Chapter 1 guidelines for Infectious Disease, and Chapter 15 for Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium, and are included in this article. The Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines are effective April 1, 2020, through September 30, 2020 (CDC/NCHS, 2020).

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