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Marilyn Posted Mon 20th of July, 2015 19:25:37 PM

Pt seen in ER for the following CPT code: 90839
and add on "90840".
Dr. entered "90840" 14 times. Will I bill "90840" x 14 or is there another add on procedure for this many multiple add on code?

SuperCoder Answered Tue 21st of July, 2015 01:15:29 AM

If it is Psychotherapy for crisis, you are billing the correct codes. Also, CMS has not published the MUE of CPT 90840. So i would suggest bill the appropriate units as per your case and if it got denied, please request the medical policy and documentation for the reason.

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