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8 New Codes Added to CDT 2020, effective now

The ADA Code Maintenance Committee approved the following 8 new codes to be included in CDT 2020. These codes were accepted into CDT 2020 under special provision during the annual CMC meeting held on March 11-12, 2020. These codes have been added to CDT 2020 in response to the current pandemic. Currently, at least 25 states have approved dentists and 14 states have approved dental hygienists to administer the SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 vaccines. 

The following 7 new codes document COVID-19 vaccine administration. These codes are listed in the preventive category of CDT. The CDT code language was developed based on direction given by operation WARP speed to ensure quality reporting for tracking purposes. It is critical that all healthcare providers are given the necessary tools for accurate monitoring.  

D1701 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 30mcg/0.3mL IM DOSE 1

D1702 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 30mcg/0.3mL IM DOSE 2

D1703 Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 100mcg/0.5mL IM DOSE 1

D1704 Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC mRNA 100mcg/0.5mL IM DOSE 2

D1705 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine administration – first dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC rS-ChAdOx1 5×1010 VP/.5mL IM DOSE 1

D1706 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine administration – second dose

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC rS-ChAdOx1 5×1010 VP/.5mL IM DOSE 2

 

D1707 Janssen Covid-19 vaccine administration

SARSCOV2 COVID-19 VAC Ad26 5×1010 VP/.5mL IM SINGLE DOSE

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