Hypnotherapy is reported with CPT 90880. The CPT manual defines it as: “Hypnotherapy”. Hypnosis is used as a modality for psychotherapy. This modality for psychiatric services helps the therapist alter the patient’s thought and behavior patterns.
Hypnotherapy Procedure & CPT Code
The therapist induces an altered state of consciousness, or focused attention, in the patient. While patients are in this relaxed state of heightened awareness and suggestibility, they can experience changes in how they feel, think, and behave in response to suggestions directed to them by the hypnotherapist.
Hypnotherapy is coded with CPT 90880 and is officially described as: “Hypnotherapy.”
Does Medicare Cover Hypnotherapy?
Medicare will consider Hypnotherapy if reasonable and necessary for treating a medical or psychological condition.
The minimum cost for CPT 90880 is $100, and the maximum is $298, with an average of $157.51.