AMA CPT Knowledge Base - Oct 4, 2018

A pre-programmed transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator is applied in the office for a patient to take home where he will remove it several days later. The device connects via three stainless steel wires to acupuncture needles that have been applied to auricular points. Is CPT code 64550 the correct code to report?

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