How to Obtain CPT Codes

Individual CPT Psychotherapy Codes Used by Clinical Social Workers

March, 2001, NASW updated its Social Work Practice Update, "Individual CPT Psychotherapy Codes Used by Clinical Social Workers". This update contains 12 individual psychotherapy codes used by clinical social workers to receive reimbursement. The American Medical Association's copyright prohibits the electronic transfer of CPT codes. For a copy, members should contact:

NASW Information Center, 750 First Street, NE, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20002-4241

Request document number 928. Sending a self-addressed stamped envelope will expedite your request.

Non-Time Valued CPT Codes Used By Clinical Social Workers

A new practice update is available. Non-Time Valued CPT Codes Used By Clinical Social Workers is a list of 8 CPT codes used by clinical social workers that are paid one reimbursement fee regardless of the length of the session. The American Medical Association's copyright prohibits the electronic transfer of CPT codes. It can be obtained through:

NASW Member Information Center, 750 First Street, NE, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20002-4241

Request document number 927. Sending a self-addressed stamped envelope will expedite your request.

Health & Behavior Assessment CPT Codes

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New 2008 CPT Codes Available for Use by Clinical Social Workers

March 2008

This practice update discusses the new Medical Team Conferences CPT Codes and the Behavior Change Intervention CPT Codes that became effective January 1, 2008. There are a total of six new codes available for use by clinical social workers when filing a claim form for psychotherapy services rendered. The codes are copyrighted by the American Medical Association and are not available for Web posting by NASW. Members may obtain a copy by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

NASW Membership Center
CPT
750 First Street NE
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241

Note: There may be a delay in receipt of the codes due to a large volume of requests for the codes.

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