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Tammy Posted Fri 25th of September, 2015 12:56:58 PM

This is the first time our practice uses this code for a patient who has ADD... our practice is Family and the NP did the evaluation.
Do you have to be a psychiatrist to use the:
Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member ( 90832) or can our family practice use this code? please let me know. thanks!!

SuperCoder Answered Mon 28th of September, 2015 07:51:00 AM

Thanks for your question

"The following licensed mental health professionals may bill the agency for mental health services on a fee-for-service basis:
Psychiatrists
Psychologist
Psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs)
Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners-board certified (PMHNP-BCs)
Mental health counselors
Independent clinical social workers
Advanced social workers
Marriage and family therapists"

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