Epley Maneuver

March 3rd, 2009 - Codapedia Editor
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The Epley Maneuver is reported using code 95992.  It is a per day code, and may not be reported with mulitple units in a single day.  Audiologists and Physical Therapists may report this service.  The CPT® definition of the code is: Canalith repositioning procedure(s) (eg Epley Maneuver, semont maneuver), per day.  The service is typically performed for vertigo.

However, this code has a status indicator of B for bundled for Medicare.  It is not recognized as reimburseable for Medicare patients in the Physician Fee Schedule.

CPT® reports that it would be appropriate for a physician to report both an E/M service and this service on the same day, adding a 25 modifier to the E/M service.  (Audiologists and PT's do not report E/M services.)  The service may not be billed with 92531 or 92532 according to CPT®.

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