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G0500

Moderate sedation services provided by the same physician or other qualified health care professional performing a gastrointestinal endoscopic service that sedation supports, requiring the presence of an independent trained observer to assist in the monitoring of the patient's level of consciousness and physiological status; initial 15 minutes of intra-service time; patient age 5 years or older (additional time may be reported with 99153, as appropriate)

  • 2017 Status Change: Add procedure or modifier code
  • Effective Date: 2017-01-01
  • Medicare Coverage Status: Carrier Judgement
  • BETOS Classification: Anesthesia

Medicare has not assigned a fee schedule for this code

G0499       G0501