Long-Term Video-EEG Studies: EMU vs. In-Home

Patient being fitted with an EEG cap

Long-term EEG studies can take days or weeks to schedule and complete, and studies taking place in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) come with increased risk in today’s circumstances. The COVID-19 pandemic has tightened restrictions in hospitals everywhere. For many patients, (in particular, those who only require scalp EEGs and are not having their antiepileptic […]

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2020 Long-Term EEG Monitoring CPT® Codes – Technical Components

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 several groups directly affected by the changes, such as the […]

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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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