SPPM is Sharing 3M Health Information Post : Coding for COVID-19

Posted Feb 26, 2020 | By Audrey Howard

The WHO created an emergency ICD-10 code to identify this new coronoavirus. Code U07.1, 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease, will be implemented into ICD-10-CM with the update effective April 1, 2020
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) developed interim coding advice in a supplement to the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines effective February 20, 2020. 

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