What are the G-Codes for COVID-19 specimen collection?
On March 31st, CMS introduced two new Level II HCPCS codes for the reimbursement of specimen collection for COVID-19 testing. These are effective with the line item date of service on or after March 1, 2020, and billable by clinical diagnostic laboratories.
|G2023||Specimen collection for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]), any specimen source|
|G2024||Specimen collection for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]), from an individual in a skilled nursing facility or by a laboratory on behalf of a home health agency, any specimen source|
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