February 21, 2020

Main Points

  • It is not always easier to add providers to a group

  • Limited-license providers are tricky and depend on states rights

  • Benefits for raise increases as a group vs. individual

Perhaps you are growing a group practice or are just starting ou...

February 7, 2020

Main Points

  • Terms


  • The complete list of information you will need to credential with insurance companies

Navigating credentialing is a lot like wading through concrete. It can be a long and slow process, but there are actions you can take in order to be a...

January 31, 2020

Main Points

  • Be Clear

  • Be Concise

  • Be Constructive

The reality of high deductible health plans (HDHPs) is still setting in. Patients are choosing to pay less in monthly premiums in exchange for HDHPs, but this places more of the financial burdens on t...

January 17, 2020

Getting benefit information is important for the success of your practice

January 10, 2020

Visual Crosswalk of The New Testing Codes

January 3, 2020

Main Points

  • Why did the codes change in 2019

  • Definitions of the codes simplified

  • The feedback codes vary between psychological and neuropsychological tests

The change to the new testing codes in 2019 caused quite an uproar in the testing and psycho...

December 27, 2019

Explaining insurance benefits to a patient in your private practice is a very important process and will greatly improve your mental health billing.

December 20, 2019

Main Points

  • A claim appeal is when a therapist wants to dispute a claim decision by an insurance company based on medical necessity or errors made on the part of the insurance company

  • Each insurance company has their own appeals process and each has very spe...

December 13, 2019

Main Points

  • Coordination of benefits (COB) allows an insurance plan to know where they fall in the reimbursement chain

  • A miscommunication in coordination of benefits can inhibit insurance companies from paying on claims

  • The way an insurance company k...

December 6, 2019

Main Points

  • Medicaid is open to a variety of citizens who fall below the poverty line

  • Medicaid is a federal program but states can choose to provide Medicaid coverage to other groups as well

  • The ACA established federal regulations for modernized, dat...

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