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    Depression and Anxiety Screenings (96127)

    Do you charge for screenings for anxiety and depression (96127X2) if they are done during every psych visit (99202-99205 or 99212-99215)? I feel that these would be part of the E/M since they are done on every patient in the psych clinic, but I was wondering what views others had.
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    Psych Clinic- Number and Complexity of Problems Addressed

    I am new to coding for psych providers and I was wondering if I could get some guidance on determining the number and complexity of problems addressed. What happens when a patient has anxiety and depression that is managed by meds? Would that be a 99213 (low presenting problem) or 99214...
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    Depression Screening

    I was wondering if anyone knows if you can bill the G0444 Depression Screening if the patient already has an existing diagnosis of depression? I have been researching this, however, I cannot find anything that says you cannot bill the G0444 for this situation. Thank you in advance!
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    Wiki Icd-9 coding depression and bipolar same dos

    Hello, I need some feedback. I was QA'ED on a chart where the patient had a diagnosis of depression and bipolar in the PMH and there was medication support. I was told that depression and bipolar cannot be coded together because depression is part of bipolar. I am a nurse and know that these 2...
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    How to code Major Depression...

    Which ICD 10 code should be chosen for " Moderately Severe Major Depression PHQ 9=15"? Please advise.
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    Dx coding for: Mood disorder with anger, aggression, anxiety and depression

    I need opinions, or reference material with guidance. I have a Psychiatrist that frequently lists dx like this on his in-patient visits. 'Mood disorder with anger, aggression, anxiety and depression'. Under disorder, mood, there is 'Depressive' - which leads to the Depression category...
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    99420-HD Illinois Medicaid

    We are receiving denials from Illinois Medicaid for postpartum depression screen. We have instruction from Illinois Medicaid to report 99420 with HD modifier under the child's RIN. Since ICD-10 we are receiving denials and find no code for postpartum depression screen. Previously we were able to...