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Psychiatry Compensation

Psychiatry Compensation

It seems to this psychiatrist that a significant cohort of his colleagues conduct their practices in what might best be described as an “underground economy”: a system of services and charges disconnected from the conventional constructs by which these activities are presumably measured.

CPT Codes: How to Get Paid for What You Deserve

In this podcast, Drs Shah and Lustig provide a summary of their presentation at the 2014 Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress and explain the process, rationale, and application of the numerous changes to the CPT codes.

How does your personal income last year compare with the previous year? What was your practice’s overhead as a percentage of medical revenue? How many hours per week do you work, on average?

Find out how your compensation, bonuses, and benefits compare to that of your peers. Do you work more hours than others or less? Based on unique research by Psychiatric Times.

In cases of shared care, 90862 is often the only reimbursable CPT code available to the psychiatrist.

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