November 28, 2012

CPT Psych Coding Changes for 2013

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Initial Psychiatric Evaluation (formerly 90801 or new patient E/M code)
90791, Psychiatric diagnostic evaluation (no medical services)
90792, Psychiatric diagnostic evaluation (with medical services)

 

Psychotherapy (formerly 90804-90808, 90816-90821)
90804, 90816 = 90832, psychotherapy, 30 minutes
90806, 90818 = 90834, psychotherapy, 45 minutes
90808, 90821 = 90837, psychotherapy, 60 minutes

 

Evaluation Management (E/M) and Psychotherapy (formerly 90805-90809, 90817-90822)
90805, 90817 = Appropriate E/M code and 90833, 30-minute psychotherapy add-on code
90807, 90819 = Appropriate E/M code and 90836, 45-minute psychotherapy add-on code
90809, 90822 = Appropriate E/M code and 90838, 60-minute psychotherapy add-on code
 

Interactive Psychotherapy (formerly 90802, 90810-90815, 90823-90829, 90857)

90785, interactive psychotherapyuse with above codes
 

Medication Management (formerly 90862)Appropriate E/M code (99xxx) series 

Crisis Psychotherapy (new)

90839, psychotherapy for crisis, first 60 minutes
90840, psychotherapy for crisis, each additional 30 minutes

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