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SuperCoder Posted Wed 14th of May, 2014 20:05:22 PM

Can someone assist me with a psychiatrist code. The patient presents to our office psychiatrist for a 45 minute insight oriented psychotherapy service that included review of recent lab work and adjustment of her medication. diagnosis: Severe bipolar disorder in depressed state displaying psychotic behavior.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 15th of May, 2014 11:07:07 AM


Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/or family member when performed with an evaluation and management service (List separately in addition to the code for primary procedure)
(Use 90836 in conjunction with 99201-99255, 99304-99337, 99341-99350)

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