SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Update for Health Plans (30 October)

Friday, 30 October 2020

Effective October 6, 2020, the AMA CPT updated the attached SARS-CoV-2 codes to include these new codes described below, at https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/2020-10/coronavirus-long-descriptors.pdf.

 

Combined respiratory virus multiplex testing for the SARS-CoV-2, influenza virus A and influenza B targets

CPT Code 87636:  Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) and influenza virus types A and B, multiplex amplified probe technique

Net Price:  $142.63

 

Combined respiratory virus multiplex testing for the SARS-CoV-2, influenza virus A, influenza B targets and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

CPT Code 87637:  Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) and influenza virus types A and B, multiplex amplified probe technique

Net Price:  $142.63