Billing and Coding

2013 Psychotherapy Codes for Psychologists

Insurance Company Billing

Health and Behavior Codes

Testing Codes

This Testing Codes Toolkit from the APA Practice Organization contains information and material to help explain the proper use of the psychological and neuropsychological CPT® testing codes, payment for these codes and advocating with health insurance companies for appropriate reimbursement.

The following document contains clarification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to questions frequently raised about the billing codes.

2006 Testing Codes Toolkit

The testing codes were revised in 2006 to enable psychologists and physicians to bill for testing services administered by a technician or computer. These materials were originally posted in 2006, and still contain current information relevant to the use of these codes.

Read about the APA Practice Organization's latest efforts to address problems with payment for testing services: 

Note: The information in the Testing Codes Toolkit is subject to change and updating as the revised testing codes are implemented. The information provided here does not constitute legal advice and should not be used as a substitute for obtaining necessary personal legal advice and consultation prior to making decisions regarding individual circumstances.

For help with questions about or billing problems related to the revised testing codes, contact the APA Practice Directorate’s Government Relations Department at (202) 336-5889

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