Physician Supervision of Diagnostic Procedures

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01 = Procedure must be performed under the general supervision of a physician.
02 = Procedure must be performed under the direct supervision of a physician.
03 = Procedure must be performed under the personal supervision of physician.
04 = Physician supervision policy does not apply when procedure is furnished by a qualified, independent psychologist or a clinical psychologist; otherwise must be performed under the general supervision of a physician.
05 = Physician supervision policy does not apply when procedure is furnished by a qualified audiologist; otherwise must be performed under the general supervision of a physician.
06 = Procedure must be performed by a physician or a physical therapist (PT) who is certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) as a qualified electrophysiological clinical specialist and is permitted to provide the procedure under State law.
21 = Procedure may be performed by a technician with certification under general supervision of a physician; otherwise must be performed under direct supervision of a physician.
22 = May be performed by a technician with on-line real-time contact with physician.
66 = May be performed by a physician or by a physical therapist with ABPTS certification and certification in this specific procedure.
6A= Supervision standards for level 66 apply; in addition, the PT with ABPTS certification may supervise another PT, but only the PT with ABPTS certification may bill.
77 = Procedure must be performed by a PT with ABPTS certification or by a PT without certification under direct supervision of a physician, or by a technician with certification under general supervision of a physician.
7A = Supervision standards for level 77 apply; in addition, the PT with ABPTS certification may supervise another PT, but only the PT with ABPTS certification may bill.
09 = Concept does not apply.
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