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    Default Cpt 90801

    I am very new to Behavioral Health and have a questions regarding 90801. Is it possible for two providers in the same group to bill this code for the same patient within 6 months?
    Does it have to be for two separate episodes? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
    Last edited by transam4; 03-08-2012 at 08:06 PM.

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    Two providers can code 90801 more than once as long as they are they are dealing with two separate diagnosis or new problems

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    Default 90801

    According to a recent training I attended you can bill one 90801 per provider (linked to tax ID number) per condition (icd-9), per setting, per duration (for Medicare duration is 12 months).
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    @heatherwinters

    Do you have a resource that I can pull this from? Thanks so much!

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