What is procedure code 90863?
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Accordingly, who can use CPT code 90863?
90863 is only for use by those few psychologists licensed to prescribe in Louisiana and New Mexico but who, as nonmedical clinicians, are not qualified to bill evaluation and management codes. 90863 is not recognized by Medicare.
Similarly, is 90839 an add on code? Code 90839 covers psychotherapy for crisis for the first 60 minute and the add-on code 90840 for each additional 30 minutes.
Then, what is procedure code 90839?
CPT code 90839 is the principal code for a crisis psychotherapy session requiring urgent assessment and history of the crisis state, mental status exam and disposition. It is billed for the first 60 minutes of psychotherapy for a patient in crisis.
Can 90837 and 90853 be billed together?
Re: Medicare 90853 and 90837 on same day Most carrier's will not pay these on the same date.