Reimburse close to $200 per month, per patient with CBT Remote Therapy Monitoring.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has adopted and implemented new codes for 2023 that reflect the increasing awareness that remote monitoring of mental health conditions are effective and health professionals should be reimbursed for the remote therapy monitoring of behavioral therapy.
What are the 2023 reimbursement codes adopted for cognitive behavioral therapy?
CPT Code 98975-covers initial set-up and patient education on equipment use for remote therapeutic monitoring, such as musculoskeletal system status, respiratory system status, medication adherence, and medication response.
CPT Code 989X6-covers remote therapeutic monitoring (e.g., therapy adherence, therapy response); device(s) supply with scheduled (e.g., daily) recording(s) and/or programmed alert(s) transmission to monitor cognitive behavioral therapy, each 30 days).
CPT Code 98980-covers remote therapeutic monitoring treatment management services, physician/other qualified health care professional time in a calendar month requiring at least one interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the calendar month; first 20 minutes.
CPT Code 98981-covers remote therapeutic monitoring treatment management services, physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring at least one interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the calendar month, each additional 20 minutes. (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure.)
To access the CMS codes and the fee schedule access the CMS website.
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