Q. Is there a CPT® code for IOP/OP multi-family group sessions without patient present?
A. Psychiatric services are provided in all settings of care and psychiatry services codes are reported without regard to setting (Place Of Service). 90849 Multiple-family group psychotherapy could be a great code for that encounter. Also consider, depending on the nature of the encounter and supporting documentation, codes 90839 Psychotherapy for crisis; first 60 minutes, 90840each additional 30 minutes (List separately in addition to code for primary service), are used to report the total duration of time face-to-face with the patient and/or family spent by the physician or other qualified health care professional providing psychotherapy for crisis, even if the time spent on that date is not continuous.