How to Bill for Laser Therapy

September 19, 2016
Rick Gawenda

I am often asked what CPT code to bill when providing laser therapy (sometimes referred to as cold laser therapy) to a patient receiving physical or occupational therapy services. Cold laser therapy would be reported using CPT code

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  1. Laser (class 4) I believe is in our scope of practice but you don’t see it much in PT clinics. I’m sure this is partly because of the cost of acquiring the laser itself. Is there any restriction for this to be an independent cash based modality for PT? The typical visits/timeframe will fall within the Michigan direct access guideline?
    The class of the laser does not require physician oversight, correct?