Third Dose for Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines: Pharmacy Batch and Hard Copy Claims

October 25, 2021

As of the publication of this article, Medi-Cal is now able to properly process and adjudicate Pharmacy electronic batch (NCPDP 1.2) or hard copy claims for the third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Previously submitted claims that were suspended will now process normally.

For current billing guidelines for each respective vaccine manufacturer, including how to bill for the third dose, refer to the following COVID-19 vaccine web pages:

Providers with questions should contact the Telephone Service Center (TSC) Help Desk at 1-800-541-5555, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Border providers and out-of-state billers billing for in-state providers should call 1-916-636-1200.