Referring Physicians

South Tampa Voice Therapy works with physicians and nonphysician providers to provide evidence-based treatment in our office or via telehealth.

When Do Physicians Refer Patients to South Tampa Voice Therapy?

Physicians refer patients who display one or more of the following conditions:

Dysphonia
Dysphagia
Chronic cough
Dysarthria
Transgender Voice Treatment
Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)
Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction in Elite Athletes

How Do Physicians Refer Their Patients?

For the convenience of physicians ordering voice/speech therapy, South Tampa Voice Therapy provides a Prescription Form. The form must specify: voice, swallow, or speech therapy evaluation and treatment with diagnosis, together with CPT Evaluation and Treatment Codes (below).

South Tampa Voice Therapy will complete an assessment and prepare a recommended plan of care for review and approval by the prescribing physician/medical provider. Patient treatment will be completed when physician approval has been received.

Relevant CPT Evaluation and Treatment codes:

  • Videostroboscopy 31579

  • Behavioral and Qualitative Analysis of Voice and Resonance: CPT 92524
  • Laryngeal Function Studies (Acoustic assessment): CPT 92520
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) 92612

  • Clinical Swallow Evaluation 92610

  • Evaluation of speech sound production (i.e., articulation, dysarthria): CPT 92522

  • Evaluation of speech sound production (e.g., articulation, dysarthria, expressive and receptive language): CPT 92523

  • Speech Therapy: CPT 92507

  • Swallowing Therapy: 92526
  • Standard Cognitive Performance Testing: 96125

  • Development of cognitive skills to improve attention, memory, problem solving, direct one-on-one patient contact by the provider; each 15 minutes: 97129 and 97130