AMA CPT® Assistant - 2012 Issue 2 (February)

Coding Brief: EMGs As Add-On Codes When Performed With Nerve Conduction Studies (February 2012)

February 2012 page 8 Coding Brief: EMGs As Add-On Codes When Performed With Nerve Conduction Studies This article is designed to help clarify coding changes affecting the way electromyography (EMG) is reported when performed on the same patient on the same date of service as a nerve conduction study (NCS). For CPT® 2012, the appropriate way to report an EMG that is performed on the same patient on the same date of service as an NCS is to use one of three new add-on codes: #+95885Needle electromyography, each extremity, with related paraspinal areas, when performed, done with nerve conduction...

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