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COVID-19 Booster and Third Shot Vaccinations – November 2021 Coding Tip

Currently there is no specific device value for the COVID-19 booster and or third COVID-19 vaccination. Assign the sixth character device value “U,” COVID-19 vaccine, when the additional dose is provided to the patient. A proposal for a new ICD-10-PCS code was presented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid at the September 2021 ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting.


FOther New Technology Therapeutic Substance
HOther New Technology Monoclonal Antibody
KLeronlimab Monoclonal Antibody
SCOVID-19 Vaccine Dose 1
TCOVID-19 Vaccine Dose 2
UCOVID-19 Vaccine