A physical performance test or measurement may be reasonable and necessary for patients with neurological or musculoskeletal conditions when there is a need to evaluate the ability to perform specific tasks.
It may include a number of multi-varied tests and measurements of physical performance of a select area or number of areas.
These services are not to be used in lieu of evaluation or re-evaluation services. It would not be appropriate to report a code from the CPT 95831-95834 or the CPT 95851-95852 series in addition to CPT 97750.
It is not medically reasonable and necessary to bill this service as part of a routine assessment/evaluation of rehabilitation services (97001, 97002, 97003 or 97004). Direct one-on-one patient contact is required.