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Capture Every Audiologic Function Test Using August 2014 CPT® Assistant
2014-10-10

The August 2014 CPT® Assistant features the diagnostic audiology test codes that require use of calibrated electronic equipment. You’ll get clarification on the codes for audiologic function tests that you can report separately, or with E/M services, and get the facts on use of modifier 52 to report the services. Not sure where certain tests fall in the code range? The issue also presents the audiology test codes that enable the provider to identify the degree or type of hearing loss, assess the abnormal growth of loudness perception, detect defects in adaptation to sound, and evaluate the devices related to hearing.

Other topics this CPT® Assistant covers include reporting time based codes, visual evoked potential coding, and much more. Put SuperCoder.com’s Code Connect code and keyword search to good use to deepen your understanding of these topics:

  • Audiologic Function Tests : 92550-92597, 92620-92625, 99201-99205, 99211-99215, 99241-99245, 0208T-0212T
  • Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services Guidelines
  • ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Process
  • Time Based Codes: 00100-01999, 90832, 90833, 90839, 90840, 95972, 95974, 95978, 97110, 99143-99150, 99291-99292, 99401-99404
  • Visual Evoked Potential : 0333T, 95930.

 

A customary FAQ section is also available in the latest CPT® Assistant to help you resolve your toughest coding cases. For the assistance you need, search for these codes and keywords on Code Connect:

  • Anesthesia: 01999
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: 33015, 33510-33516, 36468-36479, 37241, 37244, 37799
  • Eye and Ocular Adnexa  Surgery: 65757
  • Medicine, Psychiatry: 90849, 90853
  • Physician, Qualified Health Care Professional Definition
  • Time Based Coding.