HI 00610.140 Psychologists Practicing Independently

The diagnostic services performed by a qualified psychologist practicing independently of an institution, agency, or physician's office are covered as “other diagnostic tests” if a physician orders such testing. Reimbursement for such services may be made to the psychologist if he accepts assignment, or to the beneficiary. Therapeutic services of independently practicing psychologists are not covered.


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HI 00610.140 - Psychologists Practicing Independently - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989