AMA CPT® Assistant - 2008 Issue 12 (December)

Medicine: Neurology (December 2008)

December 2008 page 10 Medicine: Neurology, 95874 (Q&A) Question: Two separate extremities required electromyographic (EMG) guidance for Botox® injections. May code 95874 (EMG guidance with Botox®) be reported bilaterally or with units? Julie Fries, Minneapolis, MN Answer: No, code 95874, Needle electromyography for guidance in conjunction with chemodenervation (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), should be reported once per chemodenervation (ie, BotoxR injection) procedure session (eg, code 64614, 95874). The same reporting is applicable to add-on code 95873, Electrical stimulation for guidance in conjunction with chemodenervation (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)...

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