How much does Blue Cross Blue Shield Pay Counselors and Psychologists?

by | Jun 26, 2011 | Counseling Blog | 7 comments

Life CoachingBlue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS),  is often thought to be one of the best-paying insurance companies. For example, throughout the state of Massachusetts, reimbursement rates are as follows. For your reference, the CPT codes for the most common behavioral health services are defined below.

  • BCBS: Psychologist Reimbursement Rates
  • 90801 – $153.60  (90801 = diagnostic Evaluation)

    90806 – $90.05 (90806 = 45-50 minute psychotherapy session)

    90847 – $105.69 (90847 = family therapy with patient present / couples counseling)

    90846 – $84.33 (90846 = family therapy without patient present)

  • BCBS: Masters (LICSW, LMFT, LMHC)
  • 90801 – $123.09

    90806 – $72.14

    90847 – $84.67

    90846 – $67.56

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