Physician Practice

A beautiful mind opens

Physician Practice Perspective, June 21, 2002

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Neuropsychologists on frontlines of assessing special-ed kidsJeremy Foxx is haunted by a life of labeling. But late last year a neuropsychologist discovered that his 22-year-old brain is small on one side. The discovery means the doctor can help the Swampscott, MA, native do daily brain exercises. Life for the socially crippled Foxx finally begins. Health plans are now considering whether to pay for a host of new clinical procedural codes (such as CPT 96150) that should give neuropsychologists more opportunities to tap into brain-behavior relationships to help people like Jeremy.Early

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