AMA Announces New CPT Code for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

February 3, 2021  by  Allzone MS   200

CPT - HCPCS Codes for COVID-19 Vaccines

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently added a new CPT code that will be used to report a COVID-19 vaccine candidate under development by Janssen Pharmaceutica, a division of Johnson & Johnson.

The new CPT code is:

  • 91303, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (COVID-19) vaccine, DNA, spike protein, adenovirus type 26 (Ad26) vector, preservative free, 5×1010 viral particles/0.5 mL dosage, for intramuscular use

The AMA also created a new HCPCS Level II code for the vaccine’s administration:

  • 0031A, immunization administration by intramuscular injection of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine, DNA, spike protein, Ad26 vector, preservative free, 5×1010 viral particles/0.5 mL dosage, single dose

These codes will go into effect when the Food and Drug Administration approves the vaccine candidate or grants it emergency use authorization, according to the AMA.

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