Question:

Can I assign 95806 for home sleep tests (HSTs)?

Answer:

Do not assign 95806 for HSTs, which are represented by G0398, G0399, and G0400.

G0398 Home sleep study test (HST) with type II portable monitor, unattended; minimum of 7 channels: EEG, EOG, EMG, ECG/ heart rate, airflow, respiratory effort and oxygen saturation
G0399 Home sleep test (HST) with type III portable monitor, unattended; minimum of 4 channels: 2 respiratory movement/ airflow, 1 ECG/heart rate and 1 oxygen saturation
G0400 Home sleep test (HST) with type IV portable monitor, unattended minimum of 3 channels

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