CMS has developed Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes that can be used by laboratories to bill for certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests to help increase testing and track new cases.


  • U0001

    Cdc 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-ncov) real-time rt-pcr diagnostic panel
  • U0002

    2019-ncov coronavirus, sars-cov-2/2019-ncov (covid-19), any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets), non-cdc
  • U0003

    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, making use of high throughput technologies as described by cms-2020-01-r   New
  • U0004

    2019-ncov coronavirus, sars-cov-2/2019-ncov (covid-19), any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets), non-cdc, making use of high throughput technologies as described by cms-2020-01-r   New