AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 6 (June)

Biofeedback Services (June 1999)

June 1999 pages 5-7 Coding Communication Biofeedback Services Biofeedback identifies the use of training to help an individual gain some element of voluntary control over autonomic body functions. It is based on the learning principle that a desired response is learned when some type of information is received (such as a recorded increase in skin temperature [feedback]) that indicates a specific thought process or action has produced the desired physiological response (paraphased from Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 26th Edition). This is accomplished with various biofeedback monitoring equipment, which may vary from one session to another depending on the presenting symptomatology...

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