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Counting Monitoring Time on Extended EEG

Question: I have an encounter form that states the PM provider performed and electroencephalogram (EEG) that lasted 64 minutes. Notes also indicate that the provider only recorded EEG time for 49 minutes; the rest of the 64 minutes was setup and takedown of the equipment. How should I report this EEG? Minnesota Subscriber Answer: You'll most likely be reporting an extended EEG [...]