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Billing CPT 96130

CPT 96130 Frequently Asked Questions

CPT 96130 is defined as "psychological testing evaluation services by physician or other qualified healthcare professional (UPDATED 01/02/2023)
Billing 96127

CPT 96127 Frequently Asked Questions

CPT Code 96127 is a generic mental health screening code that is covered by all major insurances. (UPDATED January 04, 2023)
Billing 96136

CPT 96136 Frequently Asked Questions

CPT 96136 is defined as "psychological or neuropsychological test administration and scoring by physician, two or more tests, any method
Billing CPT 96138

CPT 96138 Frequently Asked Questions

CPT 96138 Psychological or neuropsychological test administration and scoring by technician, two or more tests, any method; first 30 minutes
Billing CPT code 96136, 96138, and 96130

New CPT Codes for Psychological Testing and Evaluation

In 2019 CMS introduced a new set of CPT codes for use with psychological and neuropsychological testing and
Mental Health Parity

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) clarifies that insurance plans cannot discriminate in provider...

Mental Health Screening

Connected Mind Works With Telemedicine

Mental Health Screening in the Age of Telehealth

The age of telehealth is upon us. Telehealth, which encompasses the delivery of medical and mental health assessment and treatment, can be...
Mental Health And COVID Intersect

Increased Mental Health Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Increased Mental Health Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic. These staggering effects have impacted the emotional well-being...
Mental Health In Primary Care

The Importance of Screening for Mental Health Symptoms in the Primary Care Setting

Mental health problems affect approximately 45 million adults in the United States alone1, with more than...
Screening For Mental Health

Looking to the Future of Comorbid Mental Health Screening

Psychiatric intakes or assessments require repetitive forms and questionnaires. This is exhausting not only for the patient but...
Mental Health Parity

The biggest cause of frustration for both doctors and patients may really be a treatable mental health condition

We have all had occasional aches and pains we can’t explain, but for those with a somatic symptom disorder (SSD), the pains can cause...

More than 9.2 Million adults have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders in the US

45% of those with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) have a co-occurring mental health condition yet sadly, only 7.4% receive the correct care...

Corporate Mental Health

Employee Struggling With Mental Health

How Do You Tell If An Employee Is Struggling With Their Mental Health

Many who are diagnosed with a mental health condition had no idea the symptoms they suffered were related to mental health. McKinney-based Connected Mind aims to change that
Stress Affects Performance

Mental Health and Stress Affect Workplace Engagement

There are many ways in which depression, other mental health conditions, and workplace stress contribute to negative occupational outcomes...
Promoting Mental Health

Promoting Corporate Wellness

Corporate wellness initiatives, which strive to promote psychologically healthy workplaces, are increasingly popular across organizations of all...

Mental Health in Education

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1 Size does not Fit All

The school environment is improved when they offer multiple methods for students to stay on track with their mental wellness initiative...
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School Based Mental Health Support

School-based mental health support systems are becoming an essential part of student education. Because children and youth...
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Digging Deep with Shadow’s Edge – Mental Health Screening

Shadow's Edge and Connected Mind Discuss the Importance of Mental Health Screening...
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Shadow’s Edge – Making Mental Health Fun for Teens and Young Adults

We will all face a mental or emotional challenge at some point in our lives. It’s an inevitable part of being human...
Teacher Burnout Is Real

Helping Our Teachers Succeed

Teachers are experiencing high levels of stress and burnout due to greater demands with fewer resources. The statistics are worrisome and...

Mental Health Resources

I Was Tired All The Time

...My doctor explained that anxiety can cause fatigue because of the tension your body carried and the disruption to sleep patterns...

Depression and Heart Risk

Depression is reported in an estimated 1 in 10 of Americans ages 18 and older, and the figure can be as high as 33 percent for heart..

Depression is Painful

Most of us know about the emotional symptoms of depression. But many people with depression live with chronic pain or other physical...

Anxiety and Excessive Worry

General Anxiety Disorder is more than just worrying about everyday life. It is much more extreme worry even when there is little or nothing...

Depression Can be Contagious

Depression can be contagious. Our immunity to depression depends on our genetics, and our individual coping mechanisms to stress.


Mental Health Parity

Medical Necessity Letters: Tips and Templates

Congress passed the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act 13 years ago, clinician can help patients by providing a medical necessary letter
CPT 96127

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
Mental Health Screening

Doing the Right Thing for Patients Adds to Your Bottom Line and Saves Time

Mental Health screening is the right thing for patients and it is billable to most major insurances including Medicare
Billing 99408/99409

CPT 99408 / CPT 99409 Billing and Usage Guide

CPT codes 99408 and 99409 are no longer covered by most insurances. Read more about the new CPT codes for mental health as of 2019
CPT 96103

CPT 96103 Billing and Usage Guide

CMS retired the CPT code 96103 as of January 1, 2019. Learn about the new handful of CPT codes that replaced 96103