LGBTQIA+ individuals face significant barriers when seeking treatment for mental health conditions and can struggle to find providers who can help them properly.
The Integration of mental health practitioners into primary care is a key step in making treatment more accessible and effective.
Most of us know the devastating impact Covid-19 has had on people’s health. The pandemic, which has claimed nearly a million lives in the U.S. and over six million worldwide, also thrust into focus another crisis that it fuels—mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in the United States, one in five adultsContinue reading “Why we rebranded the company”
A clinical social worker (CSW) is someone who is trained, educated, and licensed at the graduate level to provide mental health services. As a CSW or an LCSW, you may be able to bill insurance companies for reimbursement, depending on the services you offer. This is exciting because being able to bill insurance means beingContinue reading “The Basics of Billing for Social Work Services”
Behavioral health billing is a beast to navigate, especially for providers who are new to the process. For many years, the industry leaned toward self-play billing, where clients would pay for mental and behavioral health services out of their own pocket. This made sense at the time for quite a few reasons. The first wasContinue reading “Behavioral Health Billing 101”
Insurance reimbursement refers to the payment that a mental health provider receives for delivering services to a client or patient. Reimbursement rates, and getting to the point where the payment is actually in hand, is a complicated necessity to the field overall. For providers who accept insurance, understanding insurance reimbursement rates is vital to billingContinue reading “A Guide to Understanding Insurance Reimbursement Rates for Mental Health”
Building a private mental health practice is a tough yet exciting thing that many providers dream of accomplishing someday. For those thinking about jumping in, it might feel difficult to know where to start. There are hundreds of details that go into running a successful practice that needs to be considered from the start. SoContinue reading “Helpful Tips for Building a Private Practice”
In order to achieve successful therapy billing in 2021, providers need to accept credit card payments. More patients than ever are using their cards for everything. They pay all of their utilities, their groceries, their medical copays, and more using their credit cards. They want to pay for their mental health care with one too.Continue reading “How Credit Card Payments Will Improve Your Therapy Billing”
A psychiatry superbill is one of those terms that every mental health provider knows, but does not enjoy talking about. It seems to be a pretty common feeling among providers in the industry that billing is one of the most frustrating and inconvenient parts of being a therapist. While it may be annoying, billing isContinue reading “What is a Psychiatry Superbill?”
DBT techniques for anxiety are helping a wealth of individuals learn how to identify, manage, respond and prepare for anxiety-inducing situations. Being one of the most common mental health-related issues in the world, finding techniques that help manage these conditions is incredibly valuable to improving the mental health of millions. What is DBT? DBT isContinue reading “4 Effective DBT Techniques for Anxiety”