Care options

Care option Description Code Unit
Outpatient
Assessment A two-hour diagnostic assessment with a psychiatrist, where a full medical history is taken as well as a mental state assessment.

A physical examination may take place and any current investigations may be reviewed. A diagnostic report is sent to the referrer and includes a recommended treatment plan.
321 Per assessment
Treatment, CFS Treatment involves 20 sessions of CBT or graded exercise therapy with a psychotherapist or
physiotherapist, to help people become less functionally impaired and less fatigued by the end of
their treatment.

People are offered follow-up appointments at three-monthly intervals after the completion of treatment,
for up to 12 months.
91532 Per session
Treatment, CBT for chronic conditions CBT treatment with a psychotherapist or psychologist for fatigue associated with chronic conditions, e.g. cancer, diabetes mellitus, HIV, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Recommended for up to 20 sessions. 92676 Per session
Treatment, CBT for persistent physical symptoms Treatment involves 20 sessions of CBT or graded exercise therapy with a psychotherapist for physical symptoms associated with conditions e.g. fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, non-cardiac chest pain, dysfunctional breathing, persistent physical symptoms and disproportionate disability associated with chronic diseases.

People are offered follow-up appointments at three-monthly intervals after the completion of treatment, for up to 12 months.
93196 Per session
Medical Review One-hour review by the medical team, which may be needed if medication needs to be prescribed or reviewed, or if the person’s condition deteriorates. Also available as a second opinion for occupational health requirements. 92675 Per session
Care option Description Code Unit
Outreach
Housebound assessment and treatment (inner London) Assessment and treatment as per the standard options, but in the person’s home. 92627 Per assessment
91542 Per session
Housebound assessment and treatment (outer London) Assessment and treatment as per the standard options, but in the persons' home - Per session