CMS Behavioral Health Integration Payment Cheat Sheet

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced final rules for Medicare payments for services provided by primary care providers for patients participating in a collaborative care program or receiving other integrated behavioral health services. The payment structure may be used to treat patients with any behavioral health condition that is being treated by the billing practitioner, including substance use disorders. This cheat sheet summarizes the four G-codes included in the final rule.