APA Announces Medicare Reimbursement Victory on Psychiatry Work Values

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has accepted work values for a number of psychiatric codes (90791/92 and the 908XX codes) that will result in increased Medicare payment for psychiatrists using those codes. The work values, which are recommended by the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee, are part of a complex payment formula that includes practice expense and other variables to derive a fee for every code used by physicians. Go here to learn more!

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