The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the final guidelines for the new diagnosis code U07.1, COVID-19, effective April 1 to September 30, 2020. The off-cycle update of ICD-10-CM is an unprecedented exception to the code set updating process established under HIPAA.
COVID-19 News and Resources
The Journal of AHIMA has created this page to offer health information management professionals an authoritative source for healthcare-relevant news, resources, strategies, and perspectives on the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To share news or perspectives, contact Matt Schlossberg, editor, Journal of AHIMA.