AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 2 (February)

Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures (February 2011)

February 2011 page 3 Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures The Medicine/Neurology and Neuromuscular Procedures guidelines have been revised to clarify that the electro-encephalography (EEG) codes 95812-95822, 95920, 95950-95953, and 95956 use recording time as a basis for code choice. Recording time refers to the period when the recording is underway and data are being collected. The recording time excludes set-up and take-down time. Code 95857 was revised by deleting the term "Tensilon," which was replaced with "Cholinesterase inhibitor challenge." Tensilon is a branded drug that is no longer available in the United States. 95857Cholinesterase inhibitor challenge test for...

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