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Marilyn Posted Thu 26th of October, 2017 16:32:51 PM
When the psychothrapy session was 55min, would it be 90837?
SuperCoder Answered Fri 27th of October, 2017 01:00:34 AM

As per the CPT guideline, In reporting, choose the code closest to the actual time (ie, 16-37 minutes for 90832 and 90833, 38-52 minutes for 90834 and 90836, and 53 or more minutes for 90837 and 90838). Do not report psychotherapy of less than 16 minutes duration.

So, 90837 is correct code for 55 min. 

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