Question:

How are codes 95812 and 95813 used?

Answer:

Codes 95812 and 95813 are used to report extended EEG monitoring, which means times longer than 40 minutes up to 119 minutes. The purpose of a prolonged EEG may be different from the purpose of a routine EEG. For example, extended monitoring is often carried out in a critical care setting to judge the effects of medication.

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