AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2012 Issue 4; For your Information
New Code Changes for the reporting of Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Services
Current CPT/HCPCS Code [Prior to 1-1-2013]New CPT/HCPCS Code90801 (Psychiatric diagnostic interview) 90791 (psychiatric diagnostic evaluation) (no medical services) 90792 (psychiatric diagnostic evaluation with medical services) 90802 (Intac psychiatric diagnostic interview) 90791 or 90792, with +90785 (interactive complexity add-on code) 90816 (Psytx hosp 20-30 min) 90832 psychotherapy, 30 min (with patient and/or family) 90817 (Psytx hosp 20-30 min w/e&m) Appropriate inpatient E/M code (not selected on basis of time), and +90833, 30-minute psychotherapy add-on code (with patient and/or family) 90818 (Psytx hosp 45-50 min) 90834 psychotherapy, 45 min. (with patient and/or family) 90819 (Psytx hosp 45-50 min w/e&m)...
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