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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, and Case Management Services Handbook : 6. Physician, Psychologist, and Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) Providers : 6.10 Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing

Psychological testing (procedure code 96101) and neuropsychological testing (procedure code 96118) are covered services when provided by a psychiatrist, psychologist, or LPA under the direct supervision of the psychologist and are limited to the following diagnosis codes:
Psychologists licensed by the TSBEP and enrolled as Medicaid providers are authorized to perform counseling and testing for mental illness or debility.
Psychological and neuropsychological testing are not covered benefits when provided by a CNS, NP, or PA. Each hour of psychological or neuropsychological testing counts toward the 12-hour per day, per provider system limitation.

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