New COVID-19 HCPCS Codes for the Every Woman Counts Program

April 6, 2021

Effective for dates of service on or after March 4, 2020, the Every Woman Counts Program (EWC) has added the following HCPCS codes as benefits for Primary Care and Referral Providers to align with existing coronavirus (COVID-19) Medi-Cal telehealth coverage policy:

G2010 (Remote evaluation of recorded video and/or images submitted by an established patient [e.g., store and forward], including interpretation with follow-up with the patient within 24 business hours, not originating from a related E/M service provided within the previous 7 days nor leading to an E/M service or procedure within the next 24 hours or soonest available appointment).

G2012 (Brief communication technology-based service, e.g., virtual check-in, by a physician or other qualified health care professional who can report evaluation and management services, provided to an established patient, not originating from a related E/M service provided within the previous 7 days nor leading to an E/M service or procedure within the next 24 hours or soonest available appointment; 5-10 minutes of medical discussion).