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CMS proposes rule to reimburse for psychiatric collaborative care

CMS Proposes Rule to Reimburse for Psychiatric Collaborative Care

Medicare plans to begin reimbursement next year for collaborative care services, according to an announcement last month by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule, CMS has included coverage for “Psychiatric Collaborative Care Management Services.” The decision will support payments to psychiatrists for consultative services they provide to primary care physicians in the collaborative care model (CoCM).

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