On August 12, 2021 the FDA issued a notice authorizing Pfizer and Moderna to be used for booster vaccines, only for immunocompromised individuals. Following this, the CPT Editorial Panel, a panel that is authorized by the American Medical Association to maintain these codes, has approved of and the AMA has announced that the booster CPT code sets are ready.

On August 18, 2021, the FDA released statements about the plans to start administering booster vaccines for all Americans who qualify.

Here are the codes used for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, including the third dose.

Pfizer 

First dose – 0001A

Second dose – 0002A

Third dose – 0003A

Moderna

First dose – 0011A

Second dose – 0012A

Third dose – 0013A

Currently, only these two vaccines have codes for the third dose.

For more information on the FDA’s approval of a booster dose for the immunocompromised, visit their website here.

For a list of all CPT codes for any of the vaccines, you can visit the cms website.


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