Since 2013, all psychiatrists have had to use new CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes. This article gives you a quick overview of evaluation and management (E/M) coding, and I’ll share the experiences of 4 psychiatrists who have been using these codes over the last 3 years.
Dr. Byrne consults with psychiatrists on startinig a private practice, and helps them troubleshoot their practice model. In this interview, she shares her insight on starting a private practice with the base understanding that embarking on private practice is essentially starting a small business.
Dr. Aiken is the Editor in Chief of The Carlat Psychiatry Report; director of the Mood Treatment Center in North Carolina, where he maintains a private practice combining medication and therapy along with evidence-based complementary and alternative treatments; and Assistant Professor NYU Langone Department of Psychiatry. He has worked as a research assistant at the NIMH and a sub-investigator on clinical trials, and conducts research on a shoestring budget out of his private practice. Follow him on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.