Caution flags raised over ACA electronic records requirement

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – If the nation’s new Affordable Care Act (ACA) can help mental health professionals increase their services,... Read more...

New health care codes released mid-year in unprecedented move

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Medical Association CPT committee recently released a new set of medical codes for Applied Behavioral... Read more...

Commercial Insurers Actively Reviewing Patient Records for Healthcare ‘Waste’

July 21, 2014

Psychologists who think that not participating in Medicare can avoid audits of patient files need to think again. Commercial payers... Read more...

ACA likely to create more large care provider groups

July 21, 2014

Less than six months after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the administration’s health czar and two colleagues wrote in... Read more...

Larger bonuses & penalties coming for Medicare

March 14, 2014

Medicare’s current emphasis on pay-for-reporting will likely shift to pay-for-performance in which providers could earn bonuses or... Read more...

Meet the Exchange-Based Patient

November 5, 2013

It’s Jan. 2, and the phone rings with a potential new patient. If the caller carries insurance through your state’s new Health... Read more...

Medicaid Expansion, Insurance Exchanges Face Hurdles

September 15, 2013

A slate of new provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will arrive Jan. 1. Along with significant insurance... Read more...

Medicare Payments to Psychologists Suddenly Reduced

September 15, 2013

Despite an increase in work values for some psychological services in 2013, payments to psychologists under the Medicare system are... Read more...

Psychology gets ready for Obamacare

August 15, 2013

With the re-election of President Barack Obama and a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the groundwork... Read more...

Health Care Reform: An ACO/PCMH Primer for Psychologists

July 24, 2013

Psychologists can share in the enormous opportunity health care reform offers many institutional providers that have invested millions... Read more...

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