Results 1 to 4 of 4

Psych specialty exam

  1. #1
    Default Psych specialty exam
    New Call-to-action
    If the AAPC had this, would you take it? I am curious how much interest there would be for this credentialing?

  2. #2
    absolutely, I have asked them about it in the past.

  3. #3
    Default Psych Speciality Exam
    YES! I work in a behavioral health clinic that deals with both behavioral as well as chemical dependency. I have found there are not many guidelines (reference materials) out there for this speciality. I think being certified in this area would definetely be a plus for me. I hope it comes soon!!!

  4. Default
    I think it will be hard to offer a specialization, even though it would be nice. This is an area where there are a lot of gray areas and little information available. I have also found it very difficult to encourage documentation in psych/behavior health b/c the providers limit this information intentionally because they feel it is the patient's private information. The use of psych/behavior health codes also spans throughout many areas - I often see them used in endocrinology, specialty clinics (cleft palate and oncology), etc.

Similar Threads

  1. Psych Exam Review - What to bill?
    By rlaughlin42 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-09-2015, 09:44 AM
  2. Pt not able to do psych exam
    By in forum Behavioral Health
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-15-2014, 01:19 PM
  3. Psych exam question
    By sullivak in forum E/M
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-18-2013, 02:05 PM
  4. Psych exam
    By dtricia in forum Auditing General Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-14-2010, 04:32 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.