UHC just sent out the following announcement:
UNITEDHEALTHCARE SYSTEM NOTIFICATION
RE: COVID-19 Claim Submissions
Effective today, UnitedHealthcare can accept EDI 837 claims with COVID-19 codes. It’s important our trading partners and health professionals are aware of appropriate coding for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) claims. Codes to use are as follows:
- HCPCS: U0001, U0002
- CPT: 87635
ACTION BY UNITEDHEALTHCARE:
A system update was put in place to add the COVID-19 codes, allowing us to accept claims electronically.