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Appendix A

Description of Health and Behavior Assessment/Intervention CPT Codes

(Excerpted from American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology, CPT 2004, Chicago, IL: AMA)

Code Description
96150 Health and behavior assessment (e.g., health-focused clinical interview, behavioral observations, psychophysiological monitoring, health-oriented questionnaires), each 15 minutes, face-to-face with the patient; initial assessment.
96151 Re-assessment.
96152 Health and behavior intervention, each 15 minutes, face-to-face; individual.
96153    Group (2 or more patients).
96154    Family (with the patient present).
96155    Family (without the patient present).

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