CPT® 97813, Under Acupuncture Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 97813 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Acupuncture Procedures.

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Summary

The provider uses solid, metallic, fine, single–use needles to pierce the skin and stimulate anatomical points on or in the skin by manipulating the needles by electrical stimulation for an initial 15–minute treatment. This therapeutic intervention provides relief or prevention of pain, treatment of post–operative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, stroke rehabilitation, and treatment of asthma, addiction, and various other health conditions. It is also known as electroacupuncture.

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