Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 10-34 in the US.  On average, 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 children face a mental health condition at some time in their lives.  Prisons and jails have become a...

CPT 96127 Billing and Usage Guide

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...

CPT 99408 / CPT 99409 Billing and Usage Guide

CPT 99408 / CPT 99409 Billing and Usage Guide What is SBIRT? SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) is a public health approach to screening and early intervention to help identify, reduce, and prevent substance use disorders and people at...