Practice Central: Resources for Practicing Psychologists

Practice Central, a service of the APA Practice Organization (APAPO), supports practicing psychologists in all settings and at all stages of their career. APAPO is a companion organization to the American Psychological Association. Our mission is to advance and protect your ability to practice psychology.

Despite some insurer requirements to begin using DSM-5 for diagnostic criteria, the ICD-9-CM is the only HIPAA-compliant coding system for billing purposes until Oct. 1, 2015.

Practitioners should continue using ICD-9-CM codes for billing purposes

Despite some insurer requirements to begin using DSM-5 for diagnostic criteria, the ICD-9-CM is the only HIPAA-compliant coding system for billing purposes until Oct. 1, 2015.
If you think it’s generally permissible to give or receive fees for patient referrals, you need to read this article.

Practitioner Pointer: Patient referral fees raise red flags

If you think it’s generally permissible to give or receive fees for patient referrals, you need to read this article.

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