AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 7 (July)

Medicine: Audiologic Function Tests (Q&A) (July 2011)

July 2011 page 17a Medicine: Audiologic Function Tests Question: During cochlear implantation procedures, an audiologist is requested to perform neural response telemetry to assess the electrode impedance and to stimulate the internal cochlear implant device. The provider holds an external processor and coil over the internal device. Electrodes are selected for testing with documentation indicating which electrodes were stimulated and the response. May either code 92601-52 or code 92603-52, based on age, be appropriate, or would this procedure be reported with unlisted code 92700? Answer: Code 92584, Electrocochleography, should be reported for neural response telemetry (NRT). NRT is used...

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