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Ace Coding Psychotherapy With E/M Using June CPT® Assistant Chart
2013-09-09

The psychotherapy codes added in 2013 came with a variety of hurdles for coders, but June's CPT® Assistant takes them on one by one. Coding with E/M? Find out which codes are appropriate. Less than 16 minutes of psychotherapy? See what the time rule has to say. Plus you'll get clues about interactive complexity and coding for time spent with the patient's family.

Check out all the psychotherapy code details and authoritative advice on other coding topics covered in the June issue by searching the codes below on SuperCoder.com's Code Connect:

  • Cervicocerebral angiography:36221-36228, 75650, 75660, 75662, 75665, 75671, 75676, 75680, 75685, 75774, 76376, 76377
  • Intracardiac electrophysiology studies and ablation:93279-93284, 93286-93289, 93462, 93600, 93602, 93603, 93609, 93610, 93612, 93613, 93618-93622, 93642, 93651-93657
  • Nuclear imaging, thyroid:78000, 78001, 78003, 78006, 78007, 78010-78014, 96374
  • Psychotherapy: 90785, 90791, 90792, 90801, 90802, 90823-90829, 90832-90834, 90836-90840, 90846, 90847, 90857, 90862, 90863.

You also can search Code Connect for June's CPT® Assistant FAQs, featuring the AMA's answers to questions from coders just like you:

  • Allogeneic lymphocyte services: 38242, 38243
  • Bariatric surgery: 43659
  • Bilateral procedure: Modifier 50
  • Nervous system surgery:61682, 61686, 61692, 64506, 64999
  • Noninvasive vascular diagnostic test: 93922
  • Path/lab, multiple tests or specimens:87491, 87591, 87801, 88321, 88323, 88325
  • Sinus surgery, endoscopic: 31256, 31299
  • Upper extremity surgery:26170, 29820, 29821
  • Videonystagmography: 92546.