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VIDEO EEG IN OFFICE

Peter Posted Wed 07th of September, 2011 18:35:03 PM

Is there a way to code a video eeg less than 12 hours done in the office??

SuperCoder Answered Wed 07th of September, 2011 20:31:53 PM

In the opinion of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, more than half of the 24 hours of monitoring is adequate to use these codes. If the recording time is less than 12 hours, one should bill the appropriate monitoring code with modifier 52 to indicate the service was reduced in some way (as described in the CPT® book) and to indicate the actual number of hours that the study was performed

Peter Posted Thu 03rd of November, 2011 14:57:52 PM

Does the 12 hours need to be done in one day or can it be split over 2 days?

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