cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (cVEMP)

cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (cVEMP)

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CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT | Demystifying CPT Code 92700

There are Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for almost every audiology procedure that exists. It is important to use the code that most accurately represents the audiologic procedure or service provided, which is often very straightforward.  

Topic(s): Audiologist, Bone-Anchored Hearing Devices (BHADs), Bone-Conduction Implant (BCI), cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (cVEMP), speech-in-noise, Tinnitus, saccade, Practice Management, Coding, Reimbursement, Compliance, CPT - Current Procedural Terminology

Issues in Cervical Vestibular-Evoked Myogenic Potentials

Blakley and Wong (2015) evaluated 48 normal patients without hearing loss and without vestibular complaints, all of whom underwent cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (cVEMP) testing. The authors note that cVEMP is used to assess the sacular (and inferior vestibular nerve) response to loud sounds through measurement of sternocleidomastoid (SCM) activity.

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