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Psychologist therapy visit less than 20 minutes

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    Default Psychologist therapy visit less than 20 minutes
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    How would you bill this if you saw a note come through under 20 minutes?

  2. Default 20 minute psychotherapy session
    Procedure code 90804 reduced session would be how I would bill a 20 minute psychotherapy session. Linda A

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    yes 90804 with a 52 modifier

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    can you tell me where I can find this in writing to back up me up when I say this?

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    North Carolina
    If you have access to CPT Assistants, this can be found in March 2010 and July 1999. These two articles expand on using modifiers 22/52 when the time is less/more than the approximate time.

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