COVID-19: New Administration Code 0074A for Pfizer Pediatric Vaccine Booster Dose

On May 17, 2022, the FDA amended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization (PDF) to authorize the use of a single booster pediatric dose (orange cap) for all patients 5-11 years old. CMS issued a new code, effective May 17, 2022, for the vaccine administration:

Code: 0074A

  • Long descriptor: Immunization administration by intramuscular injection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) (coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) vaccine, mRNALNP, spike protein, preservative free, 10 mcg/0.2 mL dosage, diluent reconstituted, tris-sucrose formulation
  • Short descriptor: ADM SARSCV2 10MCG TRS-SUCR B

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Source: CMS MLN Connects dated May 26, 2022


Last Updated Nov 14 , 2023