Critical care diagnostic & therapeutic procedures G807 - - not in the hyperbaric unit, supervision

General Info

Billing Amount: $35.75

Description

The service rendered when a physician supervises HBOT but is not physically present in the hyperbaric unit with the patient, but present in the facility and available to intervene in a timely fashion.

Notes:

1. G807 is limited to a maximum of one per patient per day.
2. G807 is limited to a maximum of 3 per physician per day.
3. G807 is not eligible for payment for the same patient, same day as G800, G801, or G802.
4. G805 is limited to a maximum of three units when claimed with G807 same patient same day.

The medical record must demonstrate that there has been contact and/or direction provided to the hyperbaric unit in circumstances where G807 is claimed, otherwise the service is not eligible for payment.

As of October 1, 2013, the following indications were approved by the ministry. For current information please contact a medical consultant.
• air or gas embolism
• carbon monoxide poisoning and/or cyanide poisoning
• clostridial myositis and myonecrosis (gas gangrene)
• crush injury, compartment syndrome, and other acute traumatic ischemias
• decompression sickness
• enhancement of healing in selected problem wounds
• exceptional blood loss
• intracranial abscess
• necrotizing soft tissue infections (subcutaneous tissue, muscle, fascia)
• osteomyelitis (refractory)
• delayed radiation injury (soft tissue and bony necrosis)
• skin grafts and flaps (compromised)
• thermal burns
• idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL)