Practice Central has published a new article that discusses noteworthy 2015 coding changes for psychologists who bill Medicare.

Practice Central is a service of the APA Practice Organization, a companion organization to the American Psychological Association (APA).

The article begins with a discussion about new submodifiers for modifier -59 — XE (separate encounter), XP (separate practitioner), XS (separate structure) and XU (unusual non-overlapping service) — and whether they affect testing codes.

The column then discusses CPT changes affecting developmental screenings and brief behavioral assessments, specifically CPT codes 96110 and 96127.

To access this Practice Central article, click here.

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