On June 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization to authorize use for all patients 6 months through 4 years of age. CMS issued new CPT codes effective June 17, 2022:

Code 91308 (Vaccine Product):

  • Long descriptor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNALNP, spike protein, preservative free, 3 mcg/0.2 mL dosage, diluent reconstituted, tris-sucrose formulation, for intramuscular use
  • Short descriptor: SARSCOV2 VAC 3 MCG TRS-SUCR

 

Code 0081A (Vaccine Administration, First Dose):

  • Long descriptor: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNALNP, spike protein, preservative free, 3 mcg/0.2 mL dosage, diluent reconstituted, tris-sucrose formulation; first dose
  • Short descriptor: ADM SARSCV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 1

 

Code: 0082A (Vaccine Administration, Second Dose):

  • Long descriptor: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNALNP, spike protein, preservative free, 3 mcg/0.2 mL dosage, diluent reconstituted, tris-sucrose formulation; second dose
  • Short descriptor: ADM SARSCV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 2

 

Code 0083A (Vaccine Administration, Third Dose):

  • Long descriptor: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNALNP, spike protein, preservative free, 3 mcg/0.2 mL dosage, diluent reconstituted, tris-sucrose formulation; third dose
  • Short descriptor: ADM SARSCV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 3

Source: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

 

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