Psychotherapy for crisis, first 60 minutes

Providing crisis-oriented psychotherapy for the first 60 minutes to address acute mental health crises and urgent psychological needs.

Details

CPT code:

90839

Category:

Category I

Section:

Medicine

Specialty:

Psychotherapy for Crisis Services and Procedures

Type:

Psychotherapy

CPT code 90839 involves the provision of psychotherapy for crises during the initial 60 minutes, focusing on addressing acute mental health crises and urgent psychological needs. This service is designed to provide timely intervention and support during periods of heightened distress or crisis. Healthcare providers play a critical role in assessing the immediate psychological needs of the patient, implementing crisis intervention strategies, and establishing a therapeutic alliance to promote stability and well-being. Crisis-oriented psychotherapy contributes to the overall mental health treatment plan, helping individuals navigate challenging circumstances and fostering resilience.

Under what category does Psychotherapy for crisis, first 60 minutes fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Psychotherapy for crisis, first 60 minutes?

Per 60 Minutes

Modifiers

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Clinical use

Psychotherapy for crisis, first 60 minutes

Documentation

Crisis documentation, first 60 minutes, patient demographics

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