Whitepaper: The Most Important Medicare Code Psychiatrists Aren’t Billing
The importance of psychiatry in improving evidence-based medical outcomes and reducing unnecessary costs is in the spotlight. Medicare will now reimburse psychiatrists for proactive care management via Medicare’s General Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) fee-for-service code, CPT 99484. Unfortunately, many psychiatrists haven’t had the bandwidth to take advantage of this opportunity and are missing out on its clinical and financial value.
This whitepaper provides an:
- Overview of Medicare’s General BHI program and its similarity to the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program
- Outline of the specific operational keys to a successful and sustainable deployment
- Assessment of the need and benefit of technology