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ICD-10-CM Codes for COVID-19

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS) is implementing additional codes into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for reporting.

These new codes identify conditions resulting from COVID-19 and are now available in Axxess Home Health:

Encounter for screening for COVID-19 (Z11.52)


Contact with and (suspected) exposure to COVID-19 (Z20.822)


Personal history of COVID-19 (Z86.16)


Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) (M35.81)


Other specified systemic involvement of connective tissue (M35.89)


Pneumonia due to coronavirus disease 2019 (J12.82)


ICD-10-CM interim coding guidance can be found here. For additional information on COVID-19, visit the CDC and WHO websites.

Updated on 01/06/2021