If you’re going to bill Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance, you may need to list the speech therapy CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes for both your evaluation and treatment.
Please note that this may not be an exhaustive list and that this information may not be current. Please check with ASHA for the most up to date information:
Below are the most frequently used CPT codes for speech therapy:
CPT Code Description
92506 Evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, and/or auditory processing
92507 Individual Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/or auditory processing disorder
92508 Group (2+) Treatment of speech, language, voice, communication, and/or auditory processing disorder
92526 Treatment of swallowing dysfunction and/or oral function for feeding
92610 Evaluation of oral and pharyngeal swallowing function
92626 Evaluation of auditory rehabilitation status; first hour
92627 Evaluation of auditory rehabilitation status; each additional 15 minutes (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
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