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Eustachian Tube Function testing

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    Hi--A physician performs a Eustachian Tube Function test. This involves completing a baseline tympanogram, followed by wet swallow while the tympanic memberane is under positive pressure. After the swallow a second tympanogram is done. Finally, a third tympanogram is taken after the patient completes a valsalva maneuver.

    Should this test be coded with 3 iterations of CPT 92567 or is there another code that should be used?


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    Hi Beth, I work for an ENT group, and I spoke to my Audiologist about this. We thought just billing the 92567 with modifier -22 might work? You wouldn't be able to bill the code 3 separate times and recieve payment from the insurance companies. With the -22 modifier you might need to provide documentation, but should increase your reimbursement. This might be something to try. I hope this helps you. Eileen
    Eileen Roland, CPC
    Stow, OH

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    Hi-I appreciate your help! I was wondering if an unlisted CPT code, 92700, would be more appropriate? Seems that this testing procedure must be fairly common?

    Beth Seyer, CPC

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