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Missing HCPCS Code U0005

Looks like HCPCS code U0005 may be missing from the concept table.

U0005 - Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (dna or rna); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (sars-cov-2) (coronavirus disease [covid-19]), amplified probe technique, cdc or non-cdc, making use of high throughput technologies, completed within 2 calendar days from date of specimen collection (list separately in addition to either hcpcs code u0003 or u0004) as described by cms-2020-01-r2

source: U0005 Infec agen detec ampli probe - HCPCS Procedure & Supply Codes

Thanks,
Piper

Me again.
I ran a comparison of HCPCs codes downloaded from CMS and what’s in the concept table, and there appears to be a small set (N=86) of codes missing.
I’m vaguely remembering some dicussion aobut updated vocabulary being added in August… am I misremembering @Christian_Reich?

Thanks in advance,
Piper

Hi @piper !
You are right, HCPCS updating will be as soon as possible. Preparations are underway for the release, and I hope that it will take place in August, maybe the first decade of September.

Thanks @Mike_Nerovnya.
Appreciate it.

Piper

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