When coding for psychiatry-related services, many different types of providers may be encountered – social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists to name a few.  But who can bill what codes?  This course reviews common psychiatry services including psychotherapy, health and behavior, diagnostic tests, and even E/M visits that pertain to psychiatry.



Lesson 1: Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

  • Select provider types that can bill for E/M services
  • Choose an outpatient E/M level using coding guidelines
  • Differentiate E/M guideline differences between inpatient and outpatient services

Lesson 2: Psychotherapy Services

  • Identify how to code E/M services with psychotherapy
  • Choose a psychotherapy code based on different scenarios
  • Recognize when interactive complexity can be reported

Lesson 3: Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluations and Other Testing

  • Identify when to code psychiatric diagnostic evaluations
  • Choose the appropriate test or assessment code

Lesson 4: Health and Behavioral Services

  • Determine what type of diagnosis is used for a Health Behavior Assessment
  • Choose the correct Health Behavior Intervention code

** The price of this product includes an AMA Royalty Fee

Target Audience

  • Professional fee coders
  • Facility outpatient coders
  • Clinical documentation improvement analysts
  • Compliance & revenue integrity professionals
  • Coding auditors & educators
  • Clinic managers
  • Coding managers

CE Credits

This program has been approved for 1 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

  • Domain: Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.


Purchasing Details

  • The price of this product includes the AMA Royalty Fees
  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
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