The DSM V was released in May of 2013, insurance companies have to have the DSM V and the ICD 10 codes incorporated January 1 2014, mental health and medical professionals will have to adopt the DSM V codes by October 1 2014.
The first is the Mental Health Parity Act, this legislates that mental health be treat like any other illness, with no limits on visits or coverage.
The Affordable Health Care Act, which takes effect January 1st 2014 includes the Mental Health Parity Act, it also makes Depression Screening and outcome tracking a mandatory component of wellness. This must be offered with no co-pay or deductible.
You can look up the cost of a particular CPT code in your city or state on the AMA website.
|90801||Psychological Diagnostic Interview Examination (Includes report prep time 90885)|
|90802||Interactive Diagnostic Interview (with language interpreter or other mechanisms|
|90816||Individual medical psychotherapy, 20 – 30 minutes for Inpatient (Outpatient = 90804)|
|90818||Individual medical psychotherapy, 45 – 50 minutes for Inpatient (Outpatient = 90806)|
|90821||Individual medical psychotherapy, 75 – 80 minutes for Inpatient (Outpatient = 90808)|
|90847||Family Psychotherapy with patient Present (90846 without patient present; 90849 Multiple-family group psychotherapy)|
|96101||Psychological testing, interpretation and reporting per hour by a psychologist (Per Hour)|
|96102||Psychological testing per hour by a technician (Per Hour)|
|96103||Psychological testing by a computer, including time for the psychologist’s interpretation and reporting (Per Hour)|
|96105||Assessment of Aphasia|
|96111||Developmental Testing, Extended|
|96115||Neurobehavioral Status Exam (Per Hour)|
|96116||Chart Review, Scoring and Interpretation of Instruments, Note-Writing|
|96118||Neuropsychological testing, interpretation and reporting per hour by a psychologist|
|96119||Neuropsychological testing per hour by a technician|
|96120||Neuropsychological testing by a computer, including time for the psychologist’s interpretation and reporting|
|96150||Health & Behavioral Assessment – Initial|
|96152||Health & Behavior Intervention – Individual|
|96153||Health & Behavior Intervention – Group|
|96154||Health & Behavior Intervention – Family with Patient|
|96155||Health & Behavior Intervention – Family without Patient|