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New codes for adaptive behavior assessment take effect

Medicare telehealth benefit adds three psychotherapy codes for 2015

Three services provided by psychologists — psychoanalysis (90845), family psychotherapy without patient present (90846) and family psychotherapy (conjoint therapy) with patient present (90847) — are newly eligible as of Jan. 1, 2015, for Medicare reimbursement under the telehealth benefit.
Tracking your patients’ insurance coverage

Practitioner pointer: Tracking your patients’ insurance coverage

Why you should discuss and confirm insurance coverage with all of your patients regularly.

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APAPO supports Medicare bill making psychologists eligible to provide obesity services

The Medicare obesity preventive care service is currently limited to primary care physicians and other primary care practitioners.

CMS releases 2015 Medicare Fee Schedule

The final rule includes reimbursement changes, updates to PQRS and new codes eligible for telehealth.

APAPO poised to launch new PQRS registry

Registries are shown to improve successful reporting rates compared to claims-based reporting.

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