AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 7 (July)

Medicine Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures (July 2001)

July 2001 page 11c Coding Consultation Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures, Medicine, 95934 (Q&A) Question If my physician performs an H-reflex study of the gastronemius muscles of both legs, should we report code 95934 once or twice? AMA Comment CPT code 95934 represents a unilateral procedure, and is intended to be reported per study. When a bilateral H-reflex study is performed, the entire procedure must be repeated, thus increasing the time and effort of the examiner. A bilateral H-reflex study of the gastronemius muscle would be reported by appending modifier -50, Bilateral procedure, to code 95934. Neurology and Neuromuscular...

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