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OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News The necessity of using DSM-III or ICD-9-CM coding for behavioral health treatment varies by insurance company, according to a recently- published report entitled Reimbursement Strategies. According to the report, insurance companies that will accept either DSM-III or ICD-9-CM include Allstate, American General, GEHA, Provident, Prudential, State Farm and Travelers. CIGNA and Employers of Wausau prefer DSM-III. CHAMPUS requires both codes on inpatient claims and requires ICD-9-CM on outpatient claims.
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By Market Intelligence Team

OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News The necessity of using DSM-III or ICD-9-CM coding for behavioral health treatment varies by insurance company, according to a recently- published report entitled Reimbursement Strategies. According to the report, insurance companies that will accept either DSM-III or ICD-9-CM include Allstate, American General, GEHA, Provident, Prudential, State Farm and Travelers. CIGNA and Employers of Wausau prefer DSM-III. CHAMPUS requires both codes on inpatient claims and requires ICD-9-CM on outpatient claims.
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OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News The necessity of using DSM-III or ICD-9-CM coding for behavioral health treatment varies by insurance company, according to a recently- published report entitled Reimbursement Strategies. According to the report, insurance companies that will accept either DSM-III or ICD-9-CM include Allstate, American General, GEHA, Provident, Prudential, State Farm and Travelers. CIGNA and Employers of Wausau prefer DSM-III. CHAMPUS requires both codes on inpatient claims and requires ICD-9-CM on outpatient claims.
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