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.
- Practitioner pointer: Tracking your patients’ insurance coverage
Why you should discuss and confirm insurance coverage with all of your patients regularly.
- 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.