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Denial Management Best Practices

According to the Healthcare Financial Management Association, roughly 65 percent of all denials are not resubmitted. Healthcare providers are not getting reimbursed for all the services they’re providing, leaving money on the table. Often, this is a result of therapists and other providers not having an organized process to manage denials effectively. In this post, […]

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How to Pick Malpractice Insurance for Your Therapy Practice

As a therapist, you face challenging situations regularly. You encounter clients who may be suicidal, children who may be being abused, and learn information in confidence that may pose a threat to someone else’s life. Knowing where the line lies that designates when action should be taken isn’t always clear, exposing you to risk. And […]

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A Therapist’s Guide to Working Remotely

Modern telehealth options have made it easy for therapists to offer services on a remote basis. And clients who travel frequently but want to stay consistent with their therapy schedule have boosted the popularity of remote therapy. But the COVID-19 pandemic has forced therapists offering telehealth services out of their offices and into their homes, […]

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4 Therapeutic Strategies to Help Clients Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

For centuries, many people in colder, cloudier climates have noticed that they feel less cheerful in the fall and winter months. The “winter blues” affect some people more than others, however. In these cases, symptoms go beyond merely feeling down. They can be overwhelming and interfere with a person’s daily activities. It’s estimated that about […]

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How to Be Your Own Biller as a Therapist

Outsourcing your billing offers many benefits, including allowing you to devote your full attention to client care. But if your practice is new, you’re probably not ready to outsource. And there are also benefits to doing your own billing. If you know how to get set up and put processes in place to make things […]

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Top Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), is popular for its practical system of techniques that are highly effective in treating a wide variety of mental health issues — including PTSD, depression, phobias, and other significant problems. But it’s not just for those who suffer serious illnesses. Anyone who wants to better deal with stress and change their […]

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Why Therapists Should Use HIPAA-Compliant Telehealth Platforms During COVID-19

In an effort to increase access to remote medical services during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has recently announced that they will exercise enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements of HIPAA Rules against covered health care providers in connection with the good faith […]

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Non Directive Play Therapy Techniques

Non-directive play therapy is a counseling method that empowers children to communicate their thoughts and feelings through the use of toys and play. It’s based on the idea that play is the way young children between ages three and twelve process and express what they may not be able to put into words. This therapy […]

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Avoid Coronavirus-Related Cancellations and No Shows with Telehealth

With concerns about Coronavirus and the flu going around, there are multiple reasons why clients may feel tempted to cancel their appointments with your practice. Clients who feel a little under the weather may prefer to stay home to avoid passing on germs to you and others. As more schools close or encourage sick kids […]

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Tips for Therapists to Survive Health Insurance Deductible Season

At the start of the insurance plan year, deductibles reset so many people are responsible for out-of-pocket payments to healthcare providers. Most plans operate on a calendar year, so the “deductible season” generally starts on January 1st. Billing clients in the first few months of the year is tricky because you don’t know if they’ve […]

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