Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64B-3.006 - Diagnostic Testing

For the purposes of Section 627.736(5)(b) 2., F.S., the Department of Health, in consultation with the appropriate licensing boards, adopts the following list of diagnostic tests, when not used during a surgical procedure, based on the lack of demonstrated medical value and level of general acceptance by the provider community:

(1) Spinal ultrasound, also known as sonography, ultrasonography, and echography, is deemed not to be medically necessary for use in the diagnosis and treatment of persons sustaining bodily injury covered by personal injury protection benefits.
(2) Somatosensory Evoked Potential is deemed not to be medically necessary for use in the diagnosis of radiculopathy or distal nerve entrapment when treating persons sustaining bodily injury covered by personal injury protection benefits.
(3) Dermatomal Evoked Potential is deemed not to be medically necessary for use in the diagnosis and treatment of persons sustaining bodily injury covered by personal injury protection benefits.

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Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 64B-3.006
Specific Authority 627.736(5) FS. Law Implemented 627.736(5) FS.
New 11-26-08.

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