Stenger test, pure tone

This code designates the Stenger test, a diagnostic procedure used to determine if a patient is feigning or exaggerating hearing loss.

Details

CPT code:

92565

Category:

Category I

Section:

Medicine

Specialty:

Audiologic Function Tests

Type:

Diagnostic

CPT code 92565 is used for the Stenger test, a diagnostic procedure employed to determine if a patient is feigning or exaggerating hearing loss. The test involves presenting identical pure tones to both ears, with the expectation that a person with true unilateral hearing loss will only respond to the tone presented to the better ear. Healthcare providers use this code for accurate documentation and billing for the Stenger test.

Under what category does Stenger test, pure tone fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Stenger test, pure tone?

Per Session (Test)

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Stenger test, pure tone

Documentation

Stenger test, pure tone documentation, patient demographics

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