The 'G' codes are specific to Medicare - one is for the initial cert and the second for the recert.
You should check the LCD for your contractor on the appropriate use. They have specific documentation requirements and certification periods in which the codes can be billed. One of the most common problems we have is our physicians bill the recert too frequently and often, while auditing, the documentation doesn't support the 'full' service of the code. This leds to educating the physicians and quite frankly, since the requirements are so strict, a lot of our docs have decided to not bill it anymore. Not to mention these codes reimburse so little, for the amount of work. They still provide the service of course, but just don't care to deal with the hassle.
I have not been successful in finding a firm code that directly correlates to the G codes that could be used for commercial carriers.
My only suggestions would be to call some of your major carriers, talk to a provider rep and see if they can offer any other options.
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