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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:

Put Your ECT Reporting on Track With This Guidance

Hint: Don’t report the pre-treatment evaluation with an E/M code as a norm. When your psychiatrist performs electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on a patient, knowing the other codes you can and cannot report along with the CPT® code for this therapy will help improve your claims success. Select a Single Code for Therapy and Monitoring You report 90870 (Electroconvulsive therapy [includes [...]