2020 Long-Term EEG CPT Codes, RVU and Reimbursement for Physicians

After more than 20 years since the last time long-term EEG procedures were reviewed, the AMA and CMS have assessed and revised the CPT coding for long-term continuous recording EEG procedures.  Through a long-established process of accepting and reviewing comments and holding direct meetings with a number of groups directly affected by the changes, such […]

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Advantage of cEEG vs aEEG in Monitoring for Neonatal Seizures

The most compelling evidence for the utility of continuous EEG monitoring exists for pediatric patients. While the indications for neonatal EEG can include assessment of age and maturity, measurement of responses to therapy, and as adjunct in neurological prognoses, the most common role of EEG monitoring of neonates is for surveillance and characterization of electrographic […]

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How Ambulatory EEG Fits Into Private Practice

How Ambulatory EEG Effects Epilepsy Patients Epilepsy and seizures can develop in any person at any age. While it is more common in young children and older people, we remain unknown as to what causes the determinants as to why these develop in one person or another. Statistics reveal that 1% of people in the […]

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How Continuous EEG Monitoring Improves Patient Management

Electroencephalogram dates back more than a century, but only in the last few decades has technology afforded us the opportunity to explore the full potential of continuous EEG (cEEG). In spite of mounting evidence that continuous EEG monitoring provides vital advantages in numerous clinical settings, including for patients with status epilepticus, cerebral ischemia, disorders of […]

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