July 26, 2022

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

New Coverage for Administration of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine (for Non-Pharmacy Providers)



TO: Hospital Providers, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dentists, County Health Departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and Rural Health Clinics

RE: New Coverage for Administration of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine (for Non-Pharmacy Providers)

Information in this Provider ALERT is in coordination with the ALERTs published January 11, 2021, March 24, 2021, and January 13, 2022.

Effective for dates of service on or after June 17, 2022, Medicaid covers the following procedure codes for the administration of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for Medicaid recipients 6 months of age through 4 years of age.

Procedure Code Procedure Code Short Descriptor Age Restriction Medicaid Rate
0081A ADM SARSCOV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 1 6mo-4y $40.00
0082A ADM SARSCOV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 2 6mo-4y   $40.00
0083A ADM SARSCOV2 3MCG TRS-SUCR 3 6mo-4y $40.00

Medicaid enrolled providers should not bill for the vaccine if using federally allocated vaccines.

To participate in the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, Alabama providers must enroll in the Alabama Department of Public Health’s (ADPH) ImmPRINT COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Follow the steps in the ImmPRINT Registration Roadmap to enroll.

Providers must follow state and federal laws and regulations regarding administration of the vaccine as well as state and federal standing order guidelines for products granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

Providers with billing questions should contact the Gainwell Technology Provider Assistance Center at
1-800-688-7989.

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Current Dental Terminology (CDT) codes descriptors, and other data are copyright © 2022 American Medical Association and © 2022 American Dental Association (or such other date publication of CPT and CDT). All rights reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS apply.


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