The Psychiatry E/M Coding Curriculum
One Year Subscription Price: $159

E/M Coding Education for Psychiatrists


This subscription option includes one year of access to our psychiatry E/M coding courses. These courses were developed by Peter R. Jensen, MD, CPC to address the recent changes in psychiatry CPT coding. Learn everything you need to know about accurate and ethical psychiatric coding in three easy courses. Using real clinical examples, you will learn how to select the right code for your patient encounters to optimize reimbursement. You will also learn how to record the key components as efficiently as possible to streamline the documentation process an save time. As always, it's not the quantity of the documentation that matters--it's the quality. This subscription includes access to a downloadable psychiatry E/M coding guide and six self-auditing documentation templates. If you have any questions about this curriculum, please call us toll-free at 1-888-836-2633.

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These courses are included with this curriculum:

Psychiatry CPT Coding Update (Run Time 41:34) CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Start here. This course explains the recent changes in psychiatry CPT coding. Over 30 of the most commonly used psychiatry CPT codes were eliminated on January 1, 2013. This module will teach you how to navigate this new coding landscape to optimize reimbursement and ensure compliance. You will also learn why E/M coding knowledge is now essential for all psychiatrists.

The Basic E/M Coding Course: Psychiatry (Run Time 58:24) CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

This is the second course you should view. Now that you realize that E/M coding is important for appropriate reimbursement, the next step is to learn how to do it properly. This module will teach you everything you need to know about documenting the three key components of history, physical exam and medical decision-making for psychiatry patients.

Rational Physician Coding for Psychiatry E/M Services (Run Time 74:25) CME: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

This is the last piece of the puzzle. Using real-life clinical scenarios, you will learn how to apply the E/M guidelines in daily practice to ensure compliance, optimize reimbursement and streamline the documentation process. Using step-by-step examples, you will see how to perform and document the key components for the most common inpatient and outpatient psychiatry encounters.


The self-auditing templates shown below are included with this subscription.

New Office Patient
Established Office Patient
Outpatient Consult
New Office Patient Template


Established Office Patient Template
Outpatient Consult Template
Admission H&P
Hospital Progress Note
Inpatient Consult
Admission H&P Template



Hospital Progress Note Template
Inpatient Consult Template