If a clinician meets with a family for the purpose mentioned in the above scenario…but also meets for the purpose of doing collateral therapy to address an issue in regards to the client in attempts of ameliorating that issue/problem then what is the best way to bill for this session?
The best way to document for these services is to have two separate EDs/PNs; an "assessment" for the first part of the session and then “collateral” with or without client for the second part of the session. Both of these services can be dropped on the same day.
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