Practicum Journal: Reimbursement Rates

Reimbursement rates and medical coding can be almost as complicated as treating some mental illnesses. As a Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP), you will be faced with varying rates that may be different than other health care providers you may work with.

In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will analyze reimbursement rates for mental health treatments you will likely use in your practice and compare those rates to other provider rates.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

· Analyze reimbursement rates for mental health treatments


· Research reimbursement rates for various treatment modalities.

· Compare PMHNP rates to other medical provider rates.

· For this Practicum Journal:

Complete the Reimbursement Rate Template in your Learning Resources using

the five types of services you are likely to use in your practice.