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Here are some useful links to articles and resources regarding how to code for clinical visits and other interventions in mental health treatment.
What CPT code is appropriate for a psychiatrist to bill for the evaluation of a patient in the emergency room(ER) setting?
The American Psychiatric Association answers questions from its Members about reimbursement, coding, documentation, and other related practice issues through their Practice Management HelpLine. The questions can be submitted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 343-4671.
Some lesser-known codes
CPT 99446 to 99449: Interprofessional Telephone/Internet/Electronic Health Record Consultations
994446 5 to 10 minutes
99447 11 to 20 minutes
99448 21 to 30 minutes
99449 31 minutes or more
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