Temporary G codes are assigned to services and procedures that are under review before being included in the CPT coding system. Payment for these services is under the jurisdiction of the local carriers.


  • G0008

    Administration of influenza virus vaccine
  • G0009

    Administration of pneumococcal vaccine
  • G0010

    Administration of hepatitis b vaccine
  • G0027

    Semen analysis; presence and/or motility of sperm excluding huhner
  • G0101

    Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical breast examination
  • G0102

    Prostate cancer screening; digital rectal examination
  • G0103

    Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa)
  • G0104

    Colorectal cancer screening; flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • G0105

    Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk
  • G0106

    Colorectal cancer screening; alternative to g0104, screening sigmoidoscopy, barium enema


  • Continued
  • G0108

    Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, individual, per 30 minutes
  • G0109

    Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, group session (2 or more), per 30 minutes
  • G0117

    Glaucoma screening for high risk patients furnished by an optometrist or ophthalmologist
  • G0118

    Glaucoma screening for high risk patient furnished under the direct supervision of an optometrist or ophthalmologist
  • G0120

    Colorectal cancer screening; alternative to g0105, screening colonoscopy, barium enema.
  • G0121

    Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk
  • G0122

    Colorectal cancer screening; barium enema
  • G0123

    Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, screening by cytotechnologist under physician supervision
  • G0124

    Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, requiring interpretation by physician
  • G0127

    Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number
  • G0128

    Direct (face-to-face with patient) skilled nursing services of a registered nurse provided in a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility, each 10 minutes beyond the first 5 minutes
  • G0129

    Occupational therapy services requiring the skills of a qualified occupational therapist, furnished as a component of a partial hospitalization treatment program, per session (45 minutes or more)
  • G0130

    Single energy x-ray absorptiometry (sexa) bone density study, one or more sites; appendicular skeleton (peripheral) (e.g., radius, wrist, heel)
  • G0141

    Screening cytopathology smears, cervical or vaginal, performed by automated system, with manual rescreening, requiring interpretation by physician
  • G0143

    Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, with manual screening and rescreening by cytotechnologist under physician supervision
  • G0144

    Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, with screening by automated system, under physician supervision
  • G0145

    Screening cytopathology, cervical or vaginal (any reporting system), collected in preservative fluid, automated thin layer preparation, with screening by automated system and manual rescreening under physician supervision
  • G0147

    Screening cytopathology smears, cervical or vaginal, performed by automated system under physician supervision
  • G0148

    Screening cytopathology smears, cervical or vaginal, performed by automated system with manual rescreening
  • G0151

    Services performed by a qualified physical therapist in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0152

    Services performed by a qualified occupational therapist in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0153

    Services performed by a qualified speech-language pathologist in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0154

    Direct skilled nursing services of a licensed nurse (lpn or rn) in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0155

    Services of clinical social worker in home health or hospice settings, each 15 minutes
  • G0156

    Services of home health/hospice aide in home health or hospice settings, each 15 minutes
  • G0157

    Services performed by a qualified physical therapist assistant in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0158

    Services performed by a qualified occupational therapist assistant in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0159

    Services performed by a qualified physical therapist, in the home health setting, in the establishment or delivery of a safe and effective physical therapy maintenance program, each 15 minutes
  • G0160

    Services performed by a qualified occupational therapist, in the home health setting, in the establishment or delivery of a safe and effective occupational therapy maintenance program, each 15 minutes
  • G0161

    Services performed by a qualified speech-language pathologist, in the home health setting, in the establishment or delivery of a safe and effective speech-language pathology maintenance program, each 15 minutes
  • G0162

    Skilled services by a registered nurse (rn) for management and evaluation of the plan of care; each 15 minutes (the patient's underlying condition or complication requires an rn to ensure that essential non-skilled care achieves its purpose in the home health or hospice setting)
  • G0163

    Skilled services of a licensed nurse (lpn or rn) for the observation and assessment of the patient's condition, each 15 minutes (the change in the patient's condition requires skilled nursing personnel to identify and evaluate the patient's need for possible modification of treatment in the home health or hospice setting)
  • G0164

    Skilled services of a licensed nurse (lpn or rn), in the training and/or education of a patient or family member, in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes
  • G0166

    External counterpulsation, per treatment session
  • G0168

    Wound closure utilizing tissue adhesive(s) only
  • G0173

    Linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery, complete course of therapy in one session
  • G0175

    Scheduled interdisciplinary team conference (minimum of three exclusive of patient care nursing staff) with patient present
  • G0176

    Activity therapy, such as music, dance, art or play therapies not for recreation, related to the care and treatment of patient's disabling mental health problems, per session (45 minutes or more)
  • G0177

    Training and educational services related to the care and treatment of patient's disabling mental health problems per session (45 minutes or more)
  • G0179

    Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period