Psychiatric Care With Medication Management

Psychiatric care with medication management is a form of outpatient treatment that includes determining the patient’s needs, issuing a prescription, and performing ongoing medical monitoring. Follow-ups occur once a month to every three months, as long as the patient isn’t having problems with medication or a mental health crisis, which would require additional visits deemed necessary for safety. Vagus Nerve Stimulation(VNS) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are commonly used for treatment-resistant depression.
Common Reasons for Referral:
  • Suicidality
  • Psychotic symptoms
  • Diagnostic questions
  • Developmental problems (children/adolescents)
  • Management review
  • Psychopharmacology assessment/advice
  • Abnormal bereavement
  • Family dysfunction
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • Signs of dementia
  • Sleep problems
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Physician frustration/anger/impotence
What the service consists of:
  • A diagnostic intake session on the first visit (CPT: 90792)
  • 30-minute check-ups after your initial visit. (CPT: 99213)
  • Follow-ups typically happen once every month to once every three months as long as you aren’t having problems with your medication or experiencing a mental health crisis. In those cases, you would visit the psychiatrist as often as they deem necessary for your safety.