What is a Psychiatry Superbill?

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?”

4 Effective DBT Techniques for Anxiety

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”

Tips for Mental Health Billing in 2021

Mental health billing is increasingly more complex as more payers cover the cost of mental health services. Optimizing your billing process is a key component of building a sustainable practice that can offer care to a multitude of clients. In order to be successful in 2021, providers should adhere to the following tips for mentalContinue reading “Tips for Mental Health Billing in 2021”

FREE OCD Worksheets: Exposure, Worry Management & Response

Dealing with OCD, worry, anxiety, and fear can be difficult – and as a therapist you take on the responsibility of helping your patients realize they have the power to control these thoughts and feelings. Cognitive behavioral therapy in the form of written and exposure exercises can be used to help OCD patients identify theirContinue reading “FREE OCD Worksheets: Exposure, Worry Management & Response”

Billing Challenges in Mental and Behavioral Health and How to Handle Them

As a provider for mental and behavioral health services, it is important that you have an organized billing process which will save you time so you can focus on what is most important – patient care. Below are some billing challenges you might find yourself faced with, some tips to manage these challenges and how ShareNote’s billing solutions can help.   Challenge #1 Patient Insurance Changes and Pre-Approvals  PatientsContinue reading “Billing Challenges in Mental and Behavioral Health and How to Handle Them”

Wiley Practice Planner: Treatment Planning, Note Building and Their Effect on Positive Patient Outcomes

One of the most important aspects of your practice is providing positive patient outcomes. As a provider of mental and behavioral health services, ensuring patients are making steps towards recovery involves more than just appointments. Detailed treatment plans, take home assignments and other types of therapy are crucial, but can take considerable time to put together. With Wiley Practice Planners and Note Builders,Continue reading “Wiley Practice Planner: Treatment Planning, Note Building and Their Effect on Positive Patient Outcomes”

11 Ways a Dedicated Billing Specialist Will Add Value to Your Organization

 As the owner or operator of a behavioral health  organization, your livelihood hinges on your ability to maximize efficiency for patients and your staff. But achieving this goal is often easier said than done, especially when your collections and claims processing seem to be stuck in quicksand. The good news is you can jump startContinue reading “11 Ways a Dedicated Billing Specialist Will Add Value to Your Organization”

How Telehealth Can Build Better Relationships Between Practitioners and Patients

For a variety of reasons, this day in age, patients may not be willing to go into the doctor’s office. This could be the result of illness, fear, depression, or a host of other challenges. That’s where telehealth comes into play. In December 2019, only 8 percent of the American population used telehealth and, in May 2020, this number increased to 29 percent. PriorContinue reading “How Telehealth Can Build Better Relationships Between Practitioners and Patients”

Why Telehealth Will Be More Prevalent for Behavioral Health in the Future

As the COVID-19 pandemic arose and then permeated the healthcare industry, the use of Telehealth spread like wildfire. All sub-industries of the medical field had to find new ways to reach and treat their patients, while maintaining the required standards to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. What many were not expecting was the effect it would have on the industry, and those utilizing the tool. Although the pandemicContinue reading “Why Telehealth Will Be More Prevalent for Behavioral Health in the Future”

Top Trends in Virtual Care in 2020

With telehealth being utilized more across the medical industry, new technology trends are beginning to emerge, creating more efficient ways for mental and behavioral healthcare professionals to connect with their patients. Because of the pandemic and regulations in place for social distancing across the country, these trends allow you to stay compliant while making theContinue reading “Top Trends in Virtual Care in 2020”