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Mental Health guardian ship documentations plus incompetency evaluations code

Seema Posted Fri 02nd of July, 2010 15:16:03 PM

which code is suitable to use for mental health guardian ship incompetency evaluations? Documentations? Court testimonials/appeareances?
Cpt codes and rates please!

SuperCoder Answered Mon 05th of July, 2010 08:14:58 AM

Do you mean to say about the health and behavior assessment or intervention codes. If so then you need to report (96150-96155). If preventive medicine services are performed, then you can additionally code (99381-99397). But you cannot report 90801-90899 and E/M codes 99201-99215 on same day with the health and behavior assessment or intervention codes. For rates check the fee schedule in
Check this link to see the payment criteria set by Medicare

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