Sorting Through Professional Liability Insurance

March 31, 2015

Professional liability insurance: the difference between claims-made and occurrence coverage, limits of liability, extended reporting... Read more...

Medicare Penalties Catch Uninformed Psychologists Off Guard

March 31, 2015

Despite repeated announcements and warnings from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) of the financial consequences to providers... Read more...

PQRS: A Quality Vaccination for Behavioral Healthcare

March 31, 2015

The hue and cry among many psychologists notified of a 1.5 percent reduction in payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid... Read more...

Problems, perceptions likely to dampen ACA enrollment

December 2, 2014

As the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) second enrollment campaign begins, federal officials are tamping down expectations. “We never... Read more...

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...

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