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Screening Colonoscopy

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    do you think that is appropriate to bill commercial carriers the G screening code for colonoscopies?
    Raquel G

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    We donot bill the commercial insurance with the G codes, just to Medicare for screenings only.

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    The G code is a carrier discretion code so some carriers would prefer it and others do not accept it. You will need to find out with your particular carriers.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    I have had to use it when billing commercial carriers, but I had to review their billing guidelines to determine who wanted what.
    adrianne, cpc

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