CPT® releases COVID-19 codes & descriptors for testing

New Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes have been created that streamline the novel coronavirus testing currently available on the United States market.

October Panel meeting

The October Panel meeting will be Oct. 1-3, 2020. Visit the October meeting page for, agenda and registration information as they become available.

The submission due date for code applications is 12 weeks prior to the Panel meeting. Review the code application deadlines.

The deadlines in the table refer to Pathology/Laboratory applications only (Including Molecular Pathology, MAAA, GSP).

The Summary of Panel Actions will be posted on or before four weeks after the close of the CPT Editorial Panel meeting.

 

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

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CPT® releases COVID-19 codes & descriptors for testing

New Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes have been created that streamline the novel coronavirus testing currently available on the United States market.

October Panel meeting

The October Panel meeting will be Oct. 1-3, 2020. Visit the October meeting page for, agenda and registration information as they become available.

The submission due date for code applications is 12 weeks prior to the Panel meeting. Review the code application deadlines.

The deadlines in the table refer to Pathology/Laboratory applications only (Including Molecular Pathology, MAAA, GSP).

The Summary of Panel Actions will be posted on or before four weeks after the close of the CPT Editorial Panel meeting.

 

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

More about:

Code application deadlines

CPT® Editorial Panel meeting date

LOCATION

Submission of code application due date

Oct. 1-3, 2020

New Orleans, Louisiana

June 30, 2020

Feb. 4-6, 2021

Phoenix, AZ

Nov. 4, 2020

May 6-8, 2021

Washington, DC

Feb. 11, 2021

Calendar for upcoming meetings of the CPT® Editorial Panel

Pathology/Laboratory Application deadlines

*These deadlines refer to Pathology/Laboratory Applications only (Including Molecular Pathology, MAAA, GSP)

CPT® Editorial Panel meeting date

Lab application listing posted to AMA website*

Lab interested stakeholder request for application materials due date*

Lab interested stakeholder written comments due date

Oct. 1-3, 2020

July 8, 2020

July 24, 2020

July 31, 2020

Feb. 4-6, 2021

TBD

TBD

TBD

May 6-8, 2021

TBD

TBD

TBD

Calendar for upcoming meetings of the CPT® Editorial Panel

Meeting agenda posting dates - Dec. 8, 2020

CPT® Editorial Panel meeting date

Meeting agenda posted to AMA website

Interested stakeholder request for application materials due date

Oct. 1-3, 2020

July 31, 2020

Sept. 10, 2020

Feb. 4-6, 2021

Dec. 8, 2020

Jan. 14, 2021

May 6-8, 2021

March 12, 2021

April 15, 2021

Calendar for upcoming meetings of the CPT® Editorial Panel

Summary of Panel Actions posting dates

CPT® Editorial Panel meeting date

Interested stakeholder written comments due date

Summary of panel actions posted

Oct. 1-3, 2020

Sept. 17, 2020

Nov. 2, 2020

Feb. 4-6, 2021

Jan. 21, 2021

March 8, 2021

May 6-8, 2021

April 22, 2021

June 7, 2021

Calendar for upcoming meetings of the CPT® Editorial Panel

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