Table 1: Services and Procedures Covered Under the Audiology Benefit
Special Medicare Rules
Auditory evoked potentials for evoked response audiometry and/or testing of the central nervous system; limited
Deleted, effective January 1, 2021. See new codes 92650 and 92651.
What is procedure code 92548?
CPT® 92548, Under Vestibular Function Tests, With Recording (eg, ENG) The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 92548 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – Vestibular Function Tests, With Recording (eg, ENG).
Does CPT 92551 need a modifier?
The albuterol treatment excludes E/M services, so you should be able to bill without the modifier. In the second scenario you do not need the 51 modifier on the 92551. Screening and diagnostic tests do not use this modifier no matter how many different ones are ordered.
What CPT code replaced 95951?
Of note to physicians who provide these services, CPT Code 95951 will now be reported as 95720 for the 24-hour VEEG service.
What are the options for treatment of vestibular schwannoma?
There are three options for managing a vestibular schwannoma: (1) surgical removal, (2) radiation, and (3) observation. Sometimes, the tumor is surgically removed (excised). The exact type of operation done depends on the size of the tumor and the level of hearing in the affected ear.
What’s the difference between neurofibromatosis and vestibular schwannoma?
Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis 1 Unilateral/asymmetric hearing loss and/or tinnitus… 2 Early diagnosis of a vestibular schwannoma is key… 3 What is the difference between unilateral…
What are the pathology codes for Vestibular Disorders?
☐ Migraine with Aura (formerly known as Basilar Migraine or Vestibular Migraine) G43.1* Other Pathology Codes . Clinicians should replace these codes with similar codes, as these should rarely be used, or should be used secondary to other disease processes. ☐ Dizziness/Giddiness R42 ☐ Vertiginous Syndrome in Diseases Classified Elsewhere H82.*
What does 92652 stand for in audiology category?
92652 describes extensive electrophysiologic estimation of behavioral hearing thresholds using broadband and/or frequency-specific stimuli at multiple levels and frequencies. 92652 can also include testing with high level stimuli and rarefaction/condensation runs to confirm auditory neuropathy/auditory dyssynchrony.