for SSET 53rd Annual Meeting at Savannah Georgia, September 12-14th 2013
At the Hyatt Regency Savannah, GA
The Southern Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists is a professional organization formed in 1960 to provide a forum for the exchange of information among technologists, students, lab mangers, physicians, and institutions involved in EEG, evoked potentials, polysomnography, nerve conduction studies, and related electroneurodiagnostics (END). SSET serves its members through an annual meeting, ongoing networking events, information forums, discount programs, and online tools. We hope you will check this site often for professional news and other helpful information.
Neurodiagnostics technologists should be aware of several changes to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code that went into effect on January 1, 2013. The proposed changes will impact pediatric polysomnography, nerve conductive studies, evoked potentials and intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring. The sections of the document that specifically relate to neurodiagnostic technologists are provided in this action alert. Changes include both the addition and elimination of CPT codes.
The full document may be reviewed at the CMS Web site atwww.cms.gov/PhysicianFeeSched/. Click on the link on the left side of the screen titled, “PFS Federal Regulations Notices” for a chronological list of PFS Federal Register and other related documents. For the CY 2013 PFS final rule with comment period, refer to item CMS-1590-FC. Readers who experience any problems accessing any of the Addenda or other documents referenced in this final rule with comment period and posted on the CMS Web site identified above should contact Elliott Isaac at (410) 786-4735. ...