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    Hi! Can someone please help me? What codes can be used for psychiatric consults for the bariatric patient...

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    These medical consults request clinical evaluation to identify any mental disorders which
    may contraindicate or complicate a patient's participation in a surgical intervention such as Gastric Bypass. The evaluation includes a diagnostic interview, a comprehensive medical record review, and may include psychological testing.
    CPT 90801 with CPT 96101-59 psychological testing as appropriate

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    Thank you so much,! I appreciate your help!

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    I don't code behavorial so I would be interested in which icd 9 code you would attach in the above situation? Thanks.

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