COVID-19: Vaccine

COVID-19: Vaccine

Feb. 10, 2021

Disclaimer: Due to continual development by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state laws, the contents of this bulletin will be updated regularly.  Please refrain from saving or printing this information to ensure you always have the latest updates.

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice® HealthPlan continue to work diligently and actively to ensure the provider community is abreast of important information related to COVID-19 to allow for seamless services.  The COVID-19 vaccine is available to help fight the virus and both plans cover the administration of the vaccine at 100 percent of the allowed amount.

Be sure to submit claims for the administration of the vaccine to the appropriate lines of business (LOBs).  Submitting claims electronically is the quickest and preferred method.  For BlueChoice®, the payer ID is 00922.

Vaccine Administration Codes

Pfizer – 

  • 0001A – First Dose – 30mcg/0.3mL dosage: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNA-LNP, spike protein, preservative free, 30 mcg/0.3mL dosage, diluent reconstituted; first dose
  • 0002A – Second Dose – 30mcg/0.3mL dosage: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNA-LNP, spike protein, preservative free, 30 mcg/0.3mL dosage, diluent reconstituted; second dose

Moderna – 

  • 0011A – First Dose – 100 mcg/0.5mL dosage: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNA-LNP, spike protein, preservative free, 100 mcg/0.5mL dosage; first dose
  • 0012A – Second Dose – 100 mcg/0.5mL dosage: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNA-LNP, spike protein, preservative free, 100 mcg/0.5mL dosage; second dose

Note: The vaccines are funded by the government and should not be submitted for payment.

If you have any questions regarding the information in this bulletin, contact Provider Education by using the Provider Education Contact Form located on www.BlueChoiceSC.com.