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Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) clarifies that insurance plans cannot discriminate in provider reimbursement rates as a way of discouraging mental health providers from participating in their network. Even with the MHPAEA, individuals continue to pay more out-of-pocket for mental health & addiction care; and the trend is going in the wrong direction…

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CPT 96127 Billing and Usage Guide

What is CPT 96127? CPT code 96127 (Brief emotional/behavioral assessment) has only been around since early 2015, and has been approved by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and is reimbursed by major insurance companies, such as Aetna, Anthem

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