The analysis of any legal or medical billing is dependent on numerous specific facts — including the factual situations present related to the patients, the practice, the professionals and the medical services and advice. Additionally, laws and regulations and insurance and payer policies are subject to change. The information that has been accurate previously can be particularly dependent on changes in time or circumstances. The information contained in this web site is intended as general information only. It is not intended to serve as medical, health, legal or financial advice or as a substitute for professional advice of a medical coding professional, healthcare consultant, physician or medical professional, legal counsel, accountant or financial advisor. If you have a question about a specific matter, you should contact a professional advisor directly. CPT copyright American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
Tennessee OT Electrical Stimulation
Electrical Stimulation Certification - An authorization issued by the Board when a licensed occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant has successfully completed requirements to use a device, for which a federally required prescription is necessary, that employs transcutaneous electrical current (direct, alternating, or pulsatile) for the purpose of eliciting muscle contraction, alleviating pain, reducing edema, or drug delivery.
Electrical Stimulation Certification
To be eligible for certification in electrical stimulation, an applicant must:
The training for the therapeutic use of electrical stimulation devices shall provide competency in the following areas:
Correct Dosage and Mode
Selection of Method and Equipment
Preparation of Treatment
Documentation of Treatments
Ability to document treatment including immediate and long-term effects of therapeutic electrical current.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1150-02-.01
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1150-02-.04