TITLE

E-stim Treatment: Is It Billable?

AUTHOR(S)
SATTERFIELD, LISA; SWANSON, NEELA
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
ASHA Leader;Oct2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues concerning Medicare reimbursement for the use of neuromuscular electric stimulation (e-stim) in the treatment of swallowing disorders in the U.S. Topics covered include the prohibition on the use of e-stim for motor function disorders, the inclusion of e-stim as part of broader treatment of swallowing disorder under Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) 92526 and guidelines for speech language pathologist for e-stim billing.
ACCESSION #
110258452

 

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