Two of the most confusing CPT codes that therapists and assistants ask me questions on, whether during a live seminar, a webinar, or just in an email question is, what is the difference between CPT code 97760 (orthotic management and training) and CPT code 97762 (checkout for orthotic/prosthetic fit) and what interventions would be included in each CPT code? Before I answer the question, let me provide the full CPT code description of each CPT code.
97760 – Orthotic(s) management and training (including assessment and fitting when not otherwise reported), upper extremity(s), lower extremity(s) and/or trunk, each 15 minutes.
97762 – Checkout for orthotic/prosthetic use, established patient, each 15 minutes
So to answer the question of what interventions fall under each CPT code and when to use each CPT code. Lets discuss CPT code 97760 first. The interventions that are included under CPT code 97760 is the
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