The New Billing Codes
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 20, Number 1, January 2022
Susan L. Siegfreid, MD.
Practicing psychiatrist, Northern Utah Psychiatric Consulting, LLC, North Ogden, UT.
Chris Aiken, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of TCPR; practicing psychiatrist, Winston-Salem, NC.
The authors have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Outpatient billing codes recently changed, and we think for the better. Instead of getting paid to write lengthy notes, the new codes reward clinicians for turning their attention where it belongs: On the patient.