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 to achieve an alteration in the patient’s thought and behaviour patterns.
Hypnotherapy Procedure & Codes
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 the way they feel, think, and behave in response to suggestions directed to them by the hypnotherapist.
Hypnotherapy is coded with CPT 90880 an ICD 10 GZFZZZZ.
Does Medicare Cover Hypnotherapy?
Medicare will consider Hypnotherapy if reasonable and necessary for the treatment of a medical or psychological condition.
The minimum cost for CPT 90880 is $100 and the maximum is $298 with an average of $157.51.