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Animal Assisted Therapy Code?

MJ4ever

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Has anyone ever billed/ coded for animal assisted therapy?
Is there an actual CPT code for it?
Would it be considered a modality, 97532?

Thanks a million :)

Barbara
 

MJ4ever

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Animal Assisted Therapy

Is there a CPT or HCPCS code for animal assisted therapy?
Does anyone have experience coding for this?
Are there documentation guidelines?

Thanks so much for your time,

:)
 

kilokilo

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Funny

We just had a provider today ask us about this...so came on here to see if anyone has asked or answered this question.

Did you get an answer?
 

MJ4ever

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Animal Assisted Therapy

Hi Kilokilo,

Actually, I did today :)

Use 90899 because there is no specific CPT code for this yet.

Hope this helps, even though this is an unlisted CPT code.
 

kerryann

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I just joined this BH thread. I work in the world of military medicine and the BH coding is huge. We asked about animal therapy a while back but it never dawned on us to use this unlisted code. Thanks for that!
 
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