New Requirements for Billing Nerve Conduction Studies

By Joni Lovvorn • April 1st, 2012

Effective April 1, 2012, payment for nerve conduction studies will require additional information to be included on or with the claim.  This information includes:

  • The name of the manufacturer.


  • The model name of the equipment used for testing.

This information can be on an attachment for paper claims or in the comment field for electronically submitted claims.

For use in submitting this necessary documentation, go to Part B Fax/Mail EMC Documnetation Instructions and Cover Sheet form

A revised Local Coverage Determination (LCD) will be published in May 2012 with complete information on coverage and requirements for correct billing of nerve conduction testing. 

This is a Notice from TrailBlazer Health Enterprises. LLC, CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

This content pertains to:

Programs:  Part B

Topics: Claims Information, Facility Types, Policies

Subtopics: IDTF, Local Coverage Determinations

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